Plant Biology and Conservation Bachelor's/MS

Degree Requirements

The following requirements are in addition to, or further elaborate upon, those requirements outlined in The Graduate School Policy Guide.


Total Units Required for the Master's Degree: 9

The degree requirements are the same as those outlined for the Plant Biology and Conservation MS.

Other Requirements:

  • Attendance at Plant Biology and Conservation seminar series and journal club is expected
  • Satisfactory performance (GPA above 3.0 and no single grade below C)
  • The completion of either a research thesis or internship
    • Original research under the mentorship of a Plant Biology and Conservation faculty member
      • The research may be an extension of undergraduate research
      • If an extension of undergraduate research, it must represent the collection and/or analysis of new data
    • Formation of a thesis committee
    • Thesis proposal
    • Written thesis and oral defense