Doctor of Philosophy Degree Requirements

Students have no minimum required number of course hours beyond the three required courses below. Other courses taken are selected in consultation with the Advisory Committee. The degree requires an average grade of B or above, plus a minimum of 6 hours of dissertation research. Three courses are required of all students: BIO 720 (3 hours), BIO 721 (3 hours), and one 3-4 hour Biology course in a practical technique.

For additional degree requirements, see Requirements for Degrees.