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2022-2023 University Catalog
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major: Biology

Degree: Master of Arts (MA) 2022-2023


An undergraduate degree in Biology or an undergraduate degree in a related field and 12 credit hours of upper level undergraduate biology courses.

Core Requirements (36 credits)

Grades of "B" or better are required in all graduate courses. Students must apply to graduate by the published deadline during their final semester.

BCH 6876C Membrane Biology
BOT 5186C Advanced Marine Botany
BSC 5075C Advanced Physiology
BSC 5487 Advanced Biology of Marine Mammals
BSC 5487L Advanced Biology of Marine Mammals Lab
BSC 5905 Directed Independent Study: Biology
BSC 5936 ST: Biology
BSC 5872 Advanced Biological Pharmacology
BSC 5930 Biology Seminar
BSC 6840 Critical Skills in Science
BSC 6515C Aquatic Toxicology
BSC 6931 Advanced Readings in Biology
BSC 6971 Graduate Thesis Defense
BSC 6972 Graduate Thesis Research
MCB 5024C Advanced Molecular Biology Techniques
MCB 6175C Integrative Microscopy
PCB 5235 Cellular Immunology
PCB 6314C Marine Ecology
PCB 5525 Molecular Genetics
PCB 6675 Advanced Evolution
PCB 5845 Cellular & Molecular Neuroscience
PCB 6480 Quantitative Ecology
PCB 6236 Advanced Cancer Biology
PCB 6335C Estuarine Ecology
PCB 6446 Ecology of Wetlands
PCB 6447 Community Ecology
PCB 6685 Population Genetics
PCB 6307C Freshwater Ecology
ZOO 5235C Advanced Parasitology
ZOO 5455C Advanced Ichthyology
ZOO 5463C Advanced Herpetology
ZOO 5717C Canine Anatomy
ZOO 5754C Advanced Histology
ZOO 5209C Advanced Coastal Invertebrate Biology
FAS 5355 Advanced Coastal Fisheries Management
FAS 6355L Advanced Coastal Fisheries Management Lab
BSC 5028 Advanced Biology of Aging
MCB 5505 Advanced Virology
BCH 5418 Advanced Molecular Biology and Biochemistry
BCH 5418L Advanced Molecular Biology and Biochemistry Lab
ZOO 5514 Advanced Animal Behavior