Oct 18, 2019  
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biology, M.S.


Course Requirements


Minimum Requirements


  • BIO 700. Thesis Research 1.00 - 6.00 6 credit hours
  • Electives (15 credits must be at the 600- or 700-level, including BIO 700) 24 Credit Hours

Total: 30 Credit Hours


Additional Requirements


Students wishing to receive training and mentoring in teaching and who wish to teach biology laboratories are also required to take BIO 600. Effective Teaching I   (2 credits), BIO 601. Mentored Teaching   (1 credit) and BIO 602. Effective Scientific Communication   (2 credits). These courses are strongly recommended for all students. Exemptions require approval of the student's advisory committee.

All students must have their individual program of study approved by the student's Thesis Advisory Committee and the head of the academic unit.

Up to nine hours of graduate credit from accredited institutions may be accepted toward the Master of Science degree, subject to the general regulations and procedures of The Graduate School regarding transfer credit.

Full-time biology graduate students are required to attend and participate in the biology departmental seminars while in residence.

Note on Course Offerings


For a student to enroll in any biology graduate course the department assumes the student meets minimal course requirements for entrance into the Master of Science degree program in biology. Permission of the instructor is required if this is not the case.