Master of Science in Biology with Specialization in Microbiology
32-34 credit hours
The MS with Microbiology specialization is designed to provide students with solid foundation in the area of microbiology. Our rigorous curriculum combined with the research opportunities offered by the department provides the students with the knowledge, skills, and experiences to pursue careers in the field of Microbiology.
|BIOL 501||Graduate Laboratory Techniques||2|
|or BIOL 550||Bioinformatics|
|BIOL 515||Molecular Biology||3|
|BIOL 533||Adv Graduate Lab Techniques||3|
|BIOL 542||Advanced Microbiology||3|
|BIOL 544||Molecular Biology of Cells||3|
|BIOL 595||Biology Colloquium||1|
|Research Course Requirements||(6)|
|Select one of the following options:||6|
Select one additional elective
|Resrch Tech in Biol Sciences I|
and Resrch Techniqs in Biol Sci II
|Research and Thesis M.S.||6|
|Select five to seven credit hours||5-7|
Any 500-level biology course
|Advanced Human Genetics||3|
|Concepts of Cancer Biology||3|
|Special Problems 1||1-3|
|Total Credit Hours||32-34|
Student may be approved for special problems as appropriate.
Other requirements are identical to those described previously for all M.S. students in biology.