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Biological Sciences - Ecology - M.S. Program Requirements PDFDownload to print

Course Title Credits
BSCI 50372 Populations, Communities and Ecosystems 4
  60370 Ecological Genetics 2
  60371 Evolutionary Ecology 2
Additional Program Requirements* 17-18
  60199 Thesis I 6

* Teaching assistants are required to take BSCI 60194 College Teaching in Biology (1)

Prospectus: An M.S. student begins research by successfully preparing, presenting and defending a formal prospectus for their research project to their committee.

Thesis and Final Defense: The student must complete a master's thesis. It is expected that the student will present the results of her/his study in a defense open to students and faculty. The thesis must be presented and defended before the Guidance Committee with not more than one negative vote in order to be recommended to the Department and College of Arts and Sciences for degree conferral.