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Co-terminal M.A.

Stanford students in any undergraduate major who are interested in postgraduate work in Classics may apply for Stanford's coterminal master's program. Students considering a co-term are encouraged to consult with the Director of Undergraduate Studies about their plans before filing an application. No courses used to satisfy the undergraduate requirements (either as General Education Requirements or department requirements) may be applied toward the M.A. No courses taken more than two quarters prior to admission to the coterminal master's program may be used to meet the 45-unit University minimum requirement for the master's degree. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.7 in the major, and no incompletes on record. Undergraduate course work in Greek and Latin is normally a prerequisite for graduate-level work.

To apply, students should submit the Application for Admission to Coterminal Master's Program form, two letters of recommendation from Classics faculty, a sealed, official copy of their undergraduate transcript, a 1-3 page statement of purpose and a 10-15 page writing sample. GRE scores are not required. Applications are due in early January of your intended graduation year; please contact the department for the specific deadline.

For University coterminal degree program rules and University application forms, see the Undergraduate Academic Life web site. University requirements for the coterminal M.A. are described in the "Coterminal Bachelor's and Master's Degrees" section of the Stanford Bulletin.