College of Science and Health > Academics > Biological Sciences > Graduate Programs > Biological Sciences (MA) > Degree Requirements
50 hours of graduate credit including:
BIO 490, as appropriate, may also be approved in one of the three core areas.
BIO 406 can be taken as an elective.
Based upon results of a qualifying examination taken near the end of the third quarter of the student's first full year of course work.
Based upon an independent library research project under the supervision of a faculty member. Up to four credit hours of BIO 499 may be taken to complete the Final Project.