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Degree Requirements

See the Biology Graduate Handbook for more detailed information.

Two options are offered at the master's level, non-thesis and thesis. The non-thesis option is designed for teachers or those intending to enter the teaching profession; however, the thesis option may be chosen by, and is recommended for, anyone.

Non-thesis option

The non-thesis option requires completion of 36 hours of course work, including 24 hours of formal courses in biology, one 3 hour problems course [Biology 5391], 2 hours of Biology 5101 [Current Topics] and sufficient additional hours to meet degree requirements.

Thesis Option

The thesis option requires completion of 30 hours, consisting of 18 hours of formal courses in biology, 2 hours of Biology 5101 [Current Topics], 6 hours of thesis [Biology 5698] and sufficient additional hours to meet degree requirements.

READ THE GRADUATE HANDBOOK FOR COMPLETE LIST OF DEGREE REQUIRMENTS.

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