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2011-2012 Graduate Bulletin 
    
2011-2012 Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biology, M.S.


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Biology, M.S.


(33-35 semester hours)

Total: 7 Hours


Select One Research Plan


Plan I: Research Literacy Paper


Students selecting Plan I will submit a paper to the College of Graduate Studies for review and approval after the paper has been approved by the student’s graduate committee chair.

  • Required Core: 7 Hours
  • Electives *: 28 Hours
Total: 35 Hours

Plan II: Research Project


Students selecting Plan II will submit a research paper based on an original, scientific investigation conducted under the supervision of the student’s graduate committee chair. This paper will refer specifically to the paper written in connection with BIOL 5950  and will have no reference to other papers that may be required in any other courses. After the paper is approved by the student’s graduate committee chair, it must be submitted to the College of Graduate Studies where it will be reviewed and approved. 

Total: 33 Hours

Plan III: Thesis


Students selecting Plan III will submit a thesis based on an original, scientific investigation conducted under the supervision of the student’s graduate committee chair. This research will refer specifically to research performed in connection with BIOL 5990 . After the thesis is approved by the student’s graduate committee, it must be submitted to the College of Graduate Studies where it will be reviewed and approved.

Total: 33 Hours

Note

* A minimum of 75% of elective hours must come from Biology courses.

Clinical Laboratory Science Concentration


Management/Administration Specialization


Prerequisite:


  1. BS Degree in Biology/Chemistry/Medical Technology
  2. Current Licensure as Medical Technologist
SubTotal: 9 Hours

SubTotal: 2-6 Hours

SubTotal: 12 Hours

SubTotal: 12-15 Hours

Total: 35-43 Hours


Minimum of 35 SH Credit Required For Degree

*May choose area of Management specialization in Clinical Specialty of Microbiology. Chemistry, or other approved areas of Clinical Laboratory Science.

** May receive credit as “Guided Elective” if not taken as “Required”.

Microbiology Specialization


Prerequisites:


  1. BS Degree in Biology/Chemistry/Medical Technology
  2. Current Licensure as Medical Technologist
SubTotal: 9 Hours

SubTotal: 2-6 Hours

SubTotal: 12 Hours

SubTotal: 12-15 Hours

Total: 35-43 Hours


Radiologic Science Concentration


Prerequisites:


  1. BS Degree in Radiologic Science/Education/Health Services or Equivalent
  2. Current Registration in Discipline of Radiologic Science (Rad., NM, RT, etc.)
  3. Completion of College Level Undergraduate A&P I and A&P II

SubTotal: 9 Hours


SubTotal: 2-6 Hours


SubTotal: 12 Hours


SubTotal: 12-15 Hours


Total: 35-43 Hours


Minimum of 35 SH Credit Required For Degree


* May Receive credit if current certification by ARRT or Equivalent accrediting agency within discipline.

** May receive credit as “Guided Elective” if not taken as “Required”.

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