Handbooks and Checklists

All graduate students who have entered the graduate program in Philosophy since the fall of 2014 should familiarize themselves with the contents of the 2014 Graduate Handbook.


Current and Prior Graduate Handbooks

The Current Graduate Handbook

 reflects the program degree requirements that the Graduate Council approved in 2014. Students who entered the graduate program before the fall of 2014 should consult the Graduate Handbook that was in effect at the time of their admission.

Checklists and other Resources

Consult these useful checklists and timelines that list all the requirements for the M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in a simple format that are designed to help students to track their progress through the program.

  • Master's Program Requirements Checklist and timeline contains an inventory of requisite courses 
  • Doctoral Program Requirements checklist and timeline identifies a typical sequence of events 
  • Rules and Regulations Handbook for TAs, RAs and AIs (teaching assistants, reading assistants and associate instructors) 
  • Teaching Handbook: advice from experienced Philosophy graduate student TAs for incoming graduate student TAs