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Charge of MIT/WHOI Joint Program Curriculum Committees

The curriculum Joint Committees are responsible for the oversight of all academic aspects of the Joint Program in their disciplinary area, effective interactions with other disciplinary Joint Committees in the case of students and faculty with interdisciplinary interests. These responsibilities include recommendations for admissions, annual reviews of academic progress of students enrolled in their area of responsibility, approval by the committee or committee chair of the thesis advisors and thesis committees, chairs of the thesis defense, approval of the final thesis by the Chair of the curriculum committee on behalf of the committee, and advice about all matters of the Joint Program, particularly in their disciplinary areas, to the Co-Chairs of The MIT/WHOI Joint Program Committee.