Total credit requirement: A minimum of 90 credit hours beyond the baccalaureate degree must be taken.
Major area credit requirement: A minimum of 45 credit hours in a major area must be taken (for students choosing to take a minor area as well, the minimum is 33 credits in a second major area). Your major area is selected in consultation with your advisor. It may include courses from related disciplines. Dissertation hours are not included among credit hours fulfilling the major requirement.