Biology: Bioinformatics, M.S.View Checksheet
Minimum Total Hours (Thesis): 36
Program Code: M105 Q061
- This program is Thesis Only.
|BIOL 4913||Quantitative Biology||3|
|BIOL 5980||Research for Master's Thesis 1||6|
|Choose 20-22 hours of additional Biology coursework as determined by the student's advisory committee||20-22|
|Choose 0-1 hours of coursework selected in consultation with the student's advisor and committee||0-1|
|Total Credit Hours||36|
The Department of Biology requires the completion of a thesis.
- The comprehensive final examination over all of the work offered for the degree, including the thesis, is oral.
- Bioinformatics students are required to take at least two courses from non-host departments. The two bioinformatics courses (BIOL 5903 & BIOL 5913) may not be used to satisfy this requirement.
General Requirements for all Master's Degrees
The master’s degree requires the equivalent of at least two semesters of satisfactory graduate work and additional work as may be prescribed for the degree.
All coursework applied to the master’s degree must carry graduate credit.
Master’s degree programs which require a thesis consist of at least 30 credit hours. All non-thesis master’s degree programs require at least 32 credit hours.
Credit transferred from other institutions must meet specific criteria and is subject to certain limitations.
Courses completed through correspondence study may not be applied to the master’s degree.
To qualify for a graduate degree, students must achieve an overall grade point average of 3.0 or higher in the degree program coursework and in all resident graduate coursework attempted. A student must also have at least a 3.0 in all coursework (including undergraduate coursework if any).
Additional information for master's degree students may be found in the Graduate College Bulletin.