The student’s major department or program shall assign the student to an advisory committee no later than one year after admission to the Ph.D. program. The advisory committee must include at least two members from the major area and one from another. At least two members of the advisory committee must be members of the graduate faculty. The names of faculty members nominated to serve on the advisory committee shall be forwarded to the student’s school or college for approval no later than one year after the student has been admitted to the Ph.D. program. The advisory committee shall approve the student’s program of study and counsel the student until the passing of the qualifying examination.
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