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2007-2009 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biology MS


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Requirements.

  1. Graduate Core Curriculum (12 credits).
    BIO 501 , Current Topics in Cellular and Molecular Biology
    BIO 502 , Current Topics in Organismal Biology
    BIO 503 , Current Topics in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  2. Completion of Plan A or B below.

Plan A, Thesis Option

  1. An original research project report (thesis) designed and completed in cooperation with the student’s advisor, including an oral defense of the thesis (6 credits). Thesis design must be approved by the student’s individual thesis committee.
  2. Additional graduate-level courses in biology to complete a minimum total of 30 credit hours. Course elections must be approved by the Biology Graduate Committee. With permission of that committee, any core curriculum course may be reelected once for credit, and up to two courses (8 credits maximum) of graduate level courses in non-biological science may be applied toward the degree.

Plan B, Non-Thesis Option

  1. Non-thesis research (2 credits).
  2. Additional graduate-level courses in biology to complete a minimum total of 32 credit hours. Course elections must be approved by the Biology Graduate Committee. With permission of that committee, any core curriculum course may be reelected once for credit, and up to two courses (8 credits maximum) of graduate level courses in non-biological science may be applied toward the degree.

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