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Masters of Biology

Curriculum

M.S. Biology - Biological Sciences Track - 30 hrs.

Core Requirements: 21 Credit Hours

Dept Course # Title Credits
BIOL 610 Graduate Seminar 3
BIOL 503 Advanced Genetics 3
BIOL 510 Molecular Biological Techniques 3
BIOL 513 Applied Microbiology 3
BIOL 605 Advanced Cellular Biology 3
BIOL 500/600 Biology Electives 6

Cocentration Requirements: 9 Credit Hours

Dept Course # Title Credits
BIOL 500 Introduction to Graduate School 4
BIOL 607 Thesis Proposal Preparation 4
BIOL 699 Thesis and Research 3

For More Information Contact:

Dr. Jeffrey Rousch
Graduate Program Coordinator
Voice: (252) 335 - 3820
jrousch@ecsu.edu

Dr. Gloria Payne
Department Chair and Graduate Program Coordinator
Department of Biology
Campus Box 930
419 Jimmy R. Jenkins Science Center
Phone: 252-335-3595
Fax: 252-335-3697
gepayne@ecsu.edu

For additional information on funding contact

Dr. Paula Viltz, Director
Office of Graduate Education
Voice: (252) 335 - 3455
psviltz@ecsu.edu


M.S. Biology - Education track - 36 hrs.

Pedagogy and Biology Teaching Requirements: 18 Credit Hours

Dept Course # Title Credits
EDUC 503 Computers in Education 3
EDUC 600 Education Research Methods 3
EDUC 615 Instructional Leadership 3
SPED 660 Inclusion of Students with Special Needs 3
BIOL 521 Issues and Trends in Science Education 3
BIOL 650 Advanced Theory and Practice in Teaching Science 6

Biology Content: 12 Credit Hours
(Choose 6 hrs. from list and 6 hrs. of electives)

Dept Course # Title Credits
BIOL 503 Advanced Genetics 3
BIOL 506 Environmental Microbiology 3
BIOL 509 Ecology and Organismal Biology 3
BIOL 510 Molecular Biological Techniques 3
BIOL 513 Applied Microbiology 3
BIOL 601 Advanced Human Anatomy and Physiology 3
BIOL 605 Advanced Cellular Biology 3
BIOL 500/600 Biology Electives 6

Action Research Project: 6 Credit Hours

Dept Course # Title Credits
BIOL 640-643 Planning for Action Research I-IV 4
BIOL 698 Action Research Project 2

For More Information Contact:

Dr. Gloria Payne
Graduate Program Coordinator
Voice: (252) 335 – 3595
gepayne@ecsu.edu

For additional information on funding contact:

Dr. Paula Viltz, Director
Office of Graduate Education
Voice: (252) 335 – 3455
psviltz@ecsu.edu