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 Students are required to pass the Preliminary Exam and must satisfy a somewhat confusing array of requirements. ​ Here are Dexter'​s official words: Students are required to pass the Preliminary Exam and must satisfy a somewhat confusing array of requirements. ​ Here are Dexter'​s official words:
-//\\ \\  +  - Our students are under plan II which requires at least 24 units of upper division and graduate courses. ​  
-Our students are under plan II which requires at least 24 units of upper division and graduate courses. ​  +  ​- ​At least 12 units must be in graduate courses in the student'​s major subject (e.g. Radiation, Fluids, Stars, OOM, Galaxies, Cosmology, etc.). ​ You can use any physics graduate courses that you might take, as long as they are letter-graded. ​  
-\\ \\  +  ​- ​Courses in the 300 series do not count in the unit requirements. ​ A maximum of 6 units of 299 can be used. 
-At least 12 units must be in graduate courses in the student'​s major subject (e.g. Radiation, Fluids, Stars, OOM, Galaxies, Cosmology, etc.). ​ You can use any physics graduate courses that you might take, as long as they are letter-graded. ​  +  ​- ​For master'​s degrees, two-thirds of all course work (not just those courses that you list on the master'​s candidacy form) must be letter-graded. 
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-Courses in the 300 series do not count in the unit requirements. ​ A maximum of 6 units of 299 can be used. +This covers the department and University requirements towards the Master of Art degree in Astrophysics. ​  ​Students are normally not admitted for the Master'​s Degree only, but may find it worthwhile to add to their record //en route// to the Ph.D. Once these requirements have been fulfilled, the student should see the Student Affairs Officer to obtain an Application for Candidacy for the Master'​s Degree.
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-For master'​s degrees, two-thirds of all course work (not just those courses that you list on the master'​s candidacy form) must be letter-graded. +
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-This covers the department and University requirements towards the Master of Art degree in Astrophysics. ​  +
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-Students are normally not admitted for the Master'​s Degree only, but +
-may find it worthwhile to add to their record //en route// to the Ph.D. +
-Once these requirements have been fulfilled, the student should see the  +
-Student Affairs Officer to obtain an Application for Candidacy for the +
-Master'​s Degree.+
  
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