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Comprehensive Examination II GERO 995 (3)

After completion of all coursework, students will write two comprehensive examinations based on reading lists developed with their supervisory committee. This second examination will be determined by the supervisory committee based on the current and anticipated research needs of the student. Examinations will receive a grade of S or U. A student who receives an unsatisfactory grade in a comprehensive examination will have one chance for re-examination. All re-examinations will require an oral defense. A second unsatisfactory grade will trigger a review of unsatisfactory progress under GGR 1.8.2 which may lead to withdrawal. Graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis. Prerequisite: All coursework towards the PhD in Gerontology.