Graduate Programs


General Program Description

Master of Science (M.S.) - with Thesis

Requirements (32 semester hours minimum):

Thesis Research: Biology 699--6 hrs.

Major: 690--1 hr.; 640--1 hr.; Area Seminars (minimum of 2 hrs. in Biology 620, 630, 650, 670 or 680); at least 8 additional hours of Biology course work.

Other Requirements: 6 hours of course work outside the department.

Electives: 8 hours of directed electives.

Culminating Experience:
Satisfactory performance on a final oral examination and thesis defense, conducted by the student's thesis committee.

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