Home » Academic Policies and Procedures Academic Policies and Procedures Contact Us « Return to full listAppendix 5 - Double, Joint, and Dual Degrees at a Glance Double Degree 2 degrees, 2 diplomas 2 graduate majors 2 advisors, 2 committees 2 theses or dissertations Minimum Graduate School requirements for each degree 2 prelims (PhD) 2 warrant requests, 2 warrants List of courses used for each major must be submitted to GS when requesting warrants. No more than 25% overlap (of the total credits for the program with lowest credit requirement). Joint Degree 1 degree, 1 diploma 2 graduate majors 2 advisors, 1 committee 1 thesis or dissertation Joint prelim, if both major programs agree, or 2 prelims (PhD) 1 warrant request, 1 warrant Must submit proposal to GS before beginning of second year. Need signatures of both advisors and both program directors, and Graduate School approval. Dual Degree One graduate degree and one professional degree (i.e. a degree from the School of Medicine and Public Health or the Law school).