2016-2017 Graduate Catalog 
    Oct 16, 2021  
2016-2017 Graduate Catalog [Archived]

Biology (with thesis) M.S.

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(32 credits minimum)



  • At least 8 additional credits of biology, ecology, and organismal biology, or life sciences course work.

Other Requirements:

  • 6 credits of course work outside the department


  • 8 credits of directed electives

Culminating Experience:

Satisfactory performance on a final oral examination and thesis defense, conducted by the student’s thesis committee selected from the graduate faculty.


At least 16 credits must be in courses numbered 600 or above.


Courses in the 500 series are open to undergraduates as *400 series. Graduate students are required to do additional work of a research nature. A course taken at the 400 level may not be repeated at the 500 level.

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