The Graduate Committee of the English Department wishes to announce that the policy and guidelines pertaining to the Comprehensive Examination degree completion option (“Option III”) have been modified. The revised policy updates the version included in the MAEE Graduate Student Handbook (August 2008 and prior editions) and will go into immediate effect. The document has been sent via e-mail to all faculty and graduate students, and can also be obtained here:

Comp Exam Policy & Guidelines Rev Oct 08

If you have any questions about the changes please contact the GC Coordinator ( or any other member of the Committee.