Microbiology, Cell and Molecular Biology, MS

Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2019-2020. Learn more about Graduate College Academic Regulation 7.0.

Thesis Option

Total Hours: 30 Hours

Required Courses
MICR 5160Seminar1
MICR 6120 (Offered for fixed credit, 1 credit hour, maximum of 6 credit hours.)2
Hours Subtotal3
Electives
Select 21 hours from the following:21
Non-zero ending MICR courses at the 5000-level
Non-zero ending BIOC courses at the 5000-level or above
Hours Subtotal21
Thesis
MICR 5000Thesis6
Hours Subtotal6
Total Hours30

Non-Thesis Option

Total Hours: 32 Hours

Required Courses
MICR 5160Seminar1
MICR 61633
MICR 5273Advanced Principles of Microbial Pathogenesis3
MICR 62633
MICR 62133
MICR 5990 (Offered for variable credit, 1-4 credit hours, maximum of 10 credit hours.)6
MICR 6120 (Offered for fixed credit, 1 credit hour, maximum of 6 credit hours.)2
Hours Subtotal21
Electives
Select 9 hours from the following:9
ZOOL 5283
Biological Laboratory Instrumentation
Non-zero ending MICR courses at the 5000-level
Non-zero ending BIOC courses at the 5000-level or above
Hours Subtotal9
Additional Requirements
MICR 5000Thesis2
Hours Subtotal2
Total Hours32

General Graduate College Requirements

  • A minimum Grade-Point-Average of 3.00 is required
  • A minimum Grade of "C" is required in all degree applicable courses
  • No courses utilizing the Pass-No Pass grading system are permitted
  • GRAD 5082 or GRAD 5092 may not be used to meet degree requirements

Additional Graduate College Masters Degree Requirements

Plan I (coursework with thesis)

  • A minimum of 30 credit hours
    • A minimum of 24 coursework credit hours comprised of:
      • 6 research or creative component credit hours
      • 21 in-residence credit hours (maximum of 9 transfer hours with "B" or better)
      • 21 credit hours at 5000- or 6000-level

Plan II (coursework without thesis)

  • A minimum of 32 credit hours
    • A maximum of 3 credit hours of research or creative component
    • A minimum of 23 in-residence credit hours (maximum of 9 transfer credit hours with "B" or better)
    • A minimum of 21 credit hours at the 5000- or 6000-level