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Certificate of Graduate Studies (C.G.S.) in Modern Biological Sciences
This curriculum provides for advanced study of the biological sciences and their application in the laboratory. Designed to be completed in one year of full-time study, the program consists of 15-17 credit hours that include required and elective graduate-level course work as well as research experience.
For additional information contact:
Fogarty Life Science 204
- A completed application form accompanied by a fifty-dollar nonrefundable application fee
- Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate records
- A bachelor's degree in biology or related science including courses in genetics and cellular/molecular biology
- A minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.00 on a 4.00 scale in undergraduate course work.
Students must maintain a minimum overall grade point average of 3.00
|Course No.||Course Title||Credits|
|BIOL 533||Research Methods in Molecular Biology||4|
|BIOL 560||Graduate Seminar||2|
|BIOL 694||Directed Research||4|
|400-level Biology Course Approved by Chair||3-4|
|One Course from|
|BIOL 526||Molecular Cell Physiology||3|
|BIOL 531||Mammalian Endocrinology||3|
|BIOL 532||Advanced Developmental Biology||4|
Total Credit Hours
Note: This is not a degree program; it is a certificate program. Candidates who are interested in a graduate degree should investigate the M.A. program in Biology.