A minimum of 3 s.h. must come from a course that is not research problems or an internship (BIOL 6504, 6514, 6992, 6993).
Additional courses may be selected as electives upon approval of the graduate director and candidate’s advisor.
Internship credit (2-5 s.h.) can be applied toward electives credit. See below “Internship Option”.
Qualified students will be encouraged to spend from six months to one year in an internship at an industrial or governmental research laboratory. From 2-5 s.h. of internship credit can be applied toward the degree.