Students interested in enrolling in the program must complete an application and be admitted to the program. Applications should include three recommendations and transcripts of undergraduate and graduate credits. Graduate information and application for graduate admission can be found at www.grad.uni.edu/admission.
The Graduate Record Examination (General Test) is not required for admission to the program.
This major is available on the non-thesis option only. A minimum of 36 semester hours is required, including a 3-credit-hour research paper. A minimum of 15 semester hours of 200/6000-level course work is required. This program is flexible and designed to allow students, working with their advisory committee, to tailor a program to fit student interests and aspirations in biology.
Successful completion of a final written comprehensive examination is required.
200/6000-level courses.....9 hours
1 course in at least 3 of the 4 content areas (prerequisites vary)
Biology: 840:202.....4 hours
Biology: 840:292.....1 hour
Research: 840:299.....3 hours
Electives: 100g/5000-level or above (excluding 840:299).....19 hours
I. 840:240 Advanced Cellular and Molecular Biology
II. 840:250 Advanced Physiology and Development
III. 840:260 Advanced Ecology
IV. 840:270 Advanced Systematics and Evolutionary Biology