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2019-2020 Graduate Bulletin 
2019-2020 Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biology - Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Concentration, MS

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Program Code: MS_207D
CIP Code: 26.0101

Program of Study for the Master of Science in Biology

Admission Requirements: Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university; complete application to the Graduate School ; official general GRE exam scores; statement of interest and intent; commitment from a Biology faculty member to chair the applicant’s thesis committee**.

*The three required letters of recommendation should be written by persons familiar with the applicant’s academic performance.

**Applicants are encouraged to contact the program director as early as possible regarding thesis research interests.

To be considered for admission, applicants must meet the criteria for admission to the Graduate School . In addition, applicants must receive a minimum GRE analytical writing score of 4 to be considered for normal admission and assistantships. Meeting these criteria does not guarantee admission.

Location: On Campus

Course Requirements for the Master of Science in Biology

Total Required (Minimum 30 Hours)

Concentration Requirements (18 to 22 Hours)

Other Requirements for the MS in Biology

  • Thesis: Required
  • Proficiency: Not required
  • Candidacy: Required; awarded upon approval of thesis committee and prospectus
  • Comprehensive: A written comprehensive examination and an oral defense of the thesis
  • Product of Learning: Not required

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