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General Requirements for All Master's Degrees

Total Hours Required

A minimum of 30 hours, including 6 hours for thesis, for the M.S. in Biology, or 36 hours for the M.S. in Biology primarily for Teaching, including 3 hours for professional paper and 6 hours of education or equivalent coursework as approved by the Advisory Committee.

Major/Emphasis

24-27 hours of courses chosen with an advisory committee to fit the needs of the student.

Minor

6 hours, usually chemistry.

Final Examination

Oral defense of the thesis or professional paper; may be retaken once upon approval of the committee.

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THECB 18 Doctoral Characteristics

Biology seminars are held every Friday from 3:00 - 4:00. See the TWU Biology calendar of events for specific topics.

Current Seminar Spring 2016

Feb 26:  Dr. Jason Upton, Host and virus determinants of Cytomegalovirus pathogenesis

Mar 4:  Dr. Ron Mittler, ROS:  the universal regulators of life, death and everything in between

Mar 11:  TBA