Plant Biology and Conservation MS

Degree Requirements

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

Master's

Overview of MS Tracks in Plant Biology and Conservation

Thesis MS

Total Units Required: 11

Course Title
Core Courses (4 units)
PBC 450-0Field and Laboratory Methods in Plant Biology and Conservation (2 units)
PBC 451-0Critical Topics in Ecology and Conservation (1 unit)
PBC 435-0Quantitative Methods for Ecology & Conservation (1 unit)
Electives (5 units)
One elective from Ecology and Evolution/Genetics is recommended:
Ecology
Plant Community Ecology (1 unit)
Soils and the Environment: The Earth's Critical Zone (1 unit)
Evolution/Genetics
Plant Evolution & Diversity Lab (1 unit)
Conservation Genetics (1 unit)
Population Genetics (1 unit)
Functional Genomics (1 unit)
Independent Study (PBC 499-0) (2 units)
Capstone
Research/Thesis
Land Management non-thesis MS

Total Units Required: 9

Course Title
Core Courses
PBC 450-0Field and Laboratory Methods in Plant Biology and Conservation (2 units)
PBC 451-0Critical Topics in Ecology and Conservation (1 unit)
PBC 435-0Quantitative Methods for Ecology & Conservation (1 unit)
PBC 402-0Plant Community Ecology (1 unit)
Total core: 5 units
Electives
Total electives: 4 units
Capstone
Internship/Project
Duration
1 year