Biology, Physiology Concentration (M.S.)

Program Requirements

Required Courses
BIOL 520Plant Physiology3
BIOL 540Mammalian Physiology3
BIOL 544Advanced Comparative Animal Physiology3
BIOL 592Graduate Colloquium1
Electives and Culminating Experience
Select 15-17 credits from the following (15 credits required if Thesis option is chosen):15-17
Advanced Cell Biology
Advanced Endocrinology
Advances in Immunology
Topics in Physiology
Molecular Biology I
Topics in Developmental Biology
Intermediary Metabolism I
Biology of Lipids
Microbial Physiology
Physiological Plant Ecology
Biology of Extreme Habitats
Physiological Ecology of Animals
Selected Advanced Topics in Biology
Applied Statistics
Non-Parametric Statistics
Design and Analysis of Experiments
Applied Regression Analysis
Culminating Experience
Research in Biological Literature
BIOL 597Research in Biological Literature1
Thesis or Non-Thesis Option
Select one of the following options:4-6
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