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Communication Studies Graduate Program


Only the grades of A or B are normally taken as indications that a graduate student has done satisfactory work in the courses in which they were received. Under current Graduate School regulations, A, designates above average graduate work; B, average graduate work; C, passing but less than average graduate work; D and F, failing graduate work. At least a B average in graduate work is required for the M.A.; and 3.5 grade point average of course work taken at KU is required for a Ph.D. aspirant to be certified to take the written comprehensive examinations in Communication Studies.


All regulations (except those demanded by the Graduate School itself) are subject to petition in special cases . The petition should be presented to the Director of Graduate Study and the Graduate Academic Affairs Committee who will carry it forward.

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