Biology - Ecology & Evolution Concentration (M.S.)

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Program Requirements

Required Courses
BIOL 570Ecology3
BIOL 580Evolutionary Mechanisms3
BIOL 592Graduate Colloquium1
BIOL 571Physiological Plant Ecology3-4
or BIOL 579 Physiological Ecology of Animals
Select one of the following:3-4
Advanced Aquatic Biological Processes
Wetland Ecology
Shoreline Ecology
Select 10-14 credits from the following:10-14
Benthic Ecology
Plant Physiology
Field Studies of Flowering Plants
Advanced Entomology
Molecular Biology I
Molecular Biology II
Behavioral Ecology
Biology of Extreme Habitats
Special Topics in Advanced Biology
Conservation Biology: The Preservation of Biological Diversity
Natural Resource Management
Fundamentals of Statistics
Statistical Theory
Design and Analysis of Experiments
Regression Methods
Culminating Experience
Research in Biological Literature
BIOL 597Research in Biological Literature1
Thesis or Non-Thesis Option
Select one of the following:4-6
Thesis - Complete for 6 credits
Master's Thesis
Submit the completed Thesis original and one copy to the Graduate Office. See Thesis Guidelines for details.
Research and Comprehensive Examination
Introduction to Biological Research
Comprehensive Examination
In the term that you will sit for exam, register for the section which matches your major & advisor. Successfully pass exam.
Total Credits32