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Biology, M.S. master

Required Credits: 30 (Thesis) or 36 (Non-Thesis)
Required GPA: 3.0

Biology, MS

Pathway 1: Thesis Option

I. REQUIRED CORE
Complete the following courses:

Must be taken 4 times over 4 semesters for 4 credits:

II. REQUIRED ELECTIVES
Select, with consent of advisor, a minimum of 12 semester credits of graduate
level courswork in Biology or related field:

III. REQUIRED RESEARCH THESIS
Complete the following course for 6 credits:

  • BIOL 6990 Thesis (1-3 credits)

COMPETENCY REQUIREMENT

Statistics: A working knowledge of applied statistics. This requirement my be satisfied by successfully completing BIOL 6350 Computer Applications in Statistics (3 credits).

Pathway 2: Non-Thesis Option

I. REQUIRED CORE
Complete the following courses:

II. REQUIRED ELECTIVES

Select, with consent of advisor, a minimum of 16 semester credits of graduate level courswork in
Biology or related field:

III. REQUIRED CAPSTONE (Note: Completed in student's final semester.)

COMPETENCY REQUIREMENT

Statistics: A working knowledge of applied statistics. This requirement my be satisfied by successfully completing BIOL 6350 Computer Applications in Statistics (3 credits).