2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
    May 26, 2024  
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [Archived]

Biology (without thesis) M.S.

(32 credits minimum)



  • At least 11-13 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 an oral and/or written examination given by an examining 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.