Master of Arts in Biology

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Master of Arts in Biology, Examination Option
Course Number and TitleCredits
BIOL 598 Graduate Seminar or BIOL 561-567 “Advanced Topics in” courses2
BIOL 579 Research in the Biological Sciences (for two semesters)2
Electives to be chosen in consultation with advisor and committee: Electives for the MA may include up to a combined total of 6 credits of workshop credits, practicum/internship credits, directed research credits. A combined total of 9 credits may include approved courses taken outside the biological sciences, workshops, practicum/internship, and directed research. Workshop, directed research, and practicum/internship credits are limited to a maximum of 3 credits each.28
BIOL 690 Master’s Comprehensive Examination1
Total33

Master of Arts in Biology, Project Option
Course Number and TitleCredits
BIOL 598 Graduate Seminar or BIOL 561-567 “Advanced Topics in” courses2
BIOL 579 Research in the Biological Sciences (for two semesters)2
BIOL 591 Project Students will be expected to develop a written project proposal and give an oral review and discussion of their project upon completion.6
Electives to be chosen in consultation with advisor and committee: Electives for the MA may include up to a combined total of 6 credits of workshop credits, practicum/internship credits, directed research credits. A combined total of 9 credits may include approved courses taken outside the biological sciences, workshops, practicum/internship, and directed research. Workshop, directed research, and practicum/internship credits are limited to a maximum of 3 credits each.23
Total33

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