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Typical Program of Study for the MS program

First Year

Select Advisory Committee by end of Spring, Year 1 

Fall: 

  • MIBO6010 (Lab Meeting) (2 Credits, repeated each semester)
  • MIBO7000 (MS Research) (Variable Credits)
  • MIBO8150 (Seminar in Diversity of Microbial Research) (1 Credit, repeated each semester)
  • GRSC8550 (Responsible Conduct of Research) (1 credit)

Total of 18 hours

Spring

  • MIBO6010 (Lab Meeting) (2 Credits, repeated each semester)
  • MIBO7000 (MS Research) (Variable Credits)
  • MIBO8150 (Seminar in Diversity of Microbial Research) (1 Credit, repeated each semester)
  • MIBO8120 (Foundations of Microbiology) (5 Credits) 
  • GRSC7770 (Graduate Teaching & Career Development) (1 Credit)*

* Recommended, required for students to serve as a teaching assistant

Total of 18 hours

Summer:

  • MIBO7000 (MS Research) (Variable Credits)

Total of 15 hours

Second Year

Fall

  • MIBO6010 (Lab Meeting) (2 Credits, repeated each semester)
  • MIBO7000 (MS Research) (Variable Credits)
  • MIBO8150 (Seminar in Diversity of Microbial Research) (1 Credit, repeated each semester)
  • MIBO8600 (Fundamental Processes of Prokaryotic Cell Biology) (3 Credits)
  • Elective

Total of 18 hours

Spring

  • MIBO6010 (Lab Meeting) (2 Credits, repeated each semester)
  • MIBO7000 (MS Research) (Variable Credits)
  • MIBO8150 (Seminar in Diversity of Microbial Research) (1 Credit, repeated each semester)
  • Elective

Total of 18 hours

*recommended

Summer of second year or Fall of third year

  • MIBO7000 (PhD Research) (Variable Credits)
  • MIBO7300 (MS dissertation preparation) (3 Credits)

Total of 15 hours

                                                                           Updated Fall 2021

Click Here for Historical MS Program of Study prior to 2021-22 academic year

 

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