University of Vermont

2011-12 Online Catalogue

Cell and Molecular Biology (Master of Science)

General Requirements

Specific Requirements

Requirements for Admission to Graduate Studies for the Degree of Master of Science

Biology (three semesters, including genetics), chemistry through organic, mathematics through calculus, physics (two semesters), physical chemistry. Satisfactory scores (60 percentile) on general (aptitude) Graduate Record Examination. Students who do not have all of the courses listed but who have a good academic record will be considered for admission to the program. Deficiencies may be made up after matriculation.

Requirements for Advancement to Candidacy for the Degree of Master of Science

Completion of any deficient admission requirements.

Masters candidates are required to take six credits of Cell Biology (CLBI 301 & CLBI 302), six credits of Biochemistry (BIOC 301 & BIOC 302), two credits of CLBI 381 Seminar and six research credits. The remaining nine credits are to be completed in combination of at least one course credit and eight research credits. Studies committee and advisor will guide student in course selection.

All students must demonstrate satisfactory progress; finish minimum course work within three years; and finish cumulative exam within prescribed times limits; participate in seminar program.



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