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Graduate Group in Archaeology, Classics and History of Art
Bryn Mawr College
101 N. Merion Avenue
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
phone 610-526-5984
fax 610-526-5076

Catherine Conybeare;
Director of the Graduate Group
cconybea@brynmawr.edu
Lisa M. Kolonay
Administrative Assistant
lkolonay@brynmawr.edu

Academic Calendar and Deadlines

The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences 2012-2013 Academic Calendar


Expected Progression through the Program for Students of the Graduate Group

Year Archaeology Classics History of Art

1

6 courses 6 courses 6 courses

2

6 courses (may include one USW for work on MA thesis) 6 courses (may include one USW for work on MA thesis) 6 courses (may include one USW for work on MA thesis)
Language requirements for MA pass French or German pass one ancient (Latin or Greek), one modern scholarly language (must include German now or at Prelim stage) pass two modern language exams
MA thesis thesis OR two qualifying papers in two different fields: c. 40 pp. each thesis demonstrating capacity for extended independent research and writing: 50+ pp. thesis demonstrating capacity for extended independent research and writing: 50+ pp.
MA completion aim for degree May of year 2; Dec. of year 3 at latest aim for degree May of year 2; Dec. of year 3 at latest aim for degree May of year 2; Dec. of year 3 at latest

3

4 courses including 1 USW (Prelim preparation) 6 courses including 1 USW (Prelim preparation) 2 USWs, preparing for Prelims

+ TAship/GAship

GSem
Students in all three departments must take at least one GSem before coursework is complete.
Language requirements for Prelims ancient language: satisfied by successful completion of language work in seminar course; pass second modern language (French or German) pass second ancient language, second modern scholarly language none [language requirements completed before MA]
Prelims to be taken in: Spring of year 3 Fall of year 4 Spring of year 3; Fall of
year 4

4

abroad for dissertation research (ASCSA vel sim.) completing Prelims, beginning work on thesis teaching, applying for outside grants

5

dissertation dissertation dissertation
Whiting Fellowship
2 chapters of dissertation must be written by December of penultimate year in program.

6

This will ideally be the final year of writing the dissertation: expect to receive degree at May or December convocation.

7

If needed, complete writing thesis this year, and defend in time to receive degree at May convocation.

(Students in Year 7 are unlikely to receive internal funding.)