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2019-2020 University Catalog 
2019-2020 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biological Science, M.S.: 30 units

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Offered by: College of Science, Biological Sciences Department

The Master of Science degree program in the Biological Sciences enhances the knowledge and competence of the student in the chosen field of specialization and develops potential for continuing self-directed study and research. The curriculum is designed to increase the student’s knowledge of the discipline by providing theoretical, technical and practical studies. It also provides students with training in the use of research techniques, as well as familiarity with the critical evaluation of, and the use of scientific literature. Graduate study specializations may be elected in the disciplines of the biological sciences: biology, biotechnology, botany, microbiology and zoology.



Major Electives: 19 units

A maximum of 8 units may be taken at the 4000 level.

3 units may be any combination of the following three courses:

Possible Electives

(Courses from other departments may be considered on an individual case basis)

Culminating Experience: 2 units

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