James Johnson, PhD
Science Building, room 338J
The coursework leading to the master of science in biological sciences will total at least 45 credits in the biological sciences and related subjects as outlined in an approved course of study filed with the Office of Graduate Studies and Research. The individual’s program of coursework and thesis problem will be developed in consultation with the student’s major advisor and other members of the student’s graduate committee. Two quarters in residence are required.
Candidates must pass an oral examination covering topics in their area of specialization and coursework taken for their degree at least one quarter prior to graduation. The final examination will consist of a public seminar to present the results of the thesis or project research as well as an oral exam administered by the student’s thesis committee covering aspects of the thesis research.