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M.S. in Biology: Course Sequence

The department suggests that students pursuing the M.S. in Biology complete their coursework in this order:

First Year: Fall Credit Hrs First Year: Spring Credit Hrs
470. Biostatistics*
500. Logic & Thinking
510. Teaching Biology
4
3
1
511. Teaching Practicum**
422. Research
Biology Elective
2
2
3
Total Hrs 8 Total Hrs 7
Second Year: Fall Credit Hrs Second Year: Spring Credit Hrs
501. Graduate Seminar
502. Deptartment Seminar
422. Research
Biology Elective
1
1
3
3
511. Teaching Practicum**
422. Research
Biology Elective
2
2
3
Total Hrs 8 Total Hrs 7

* BIOL 470. Biostatistics (lecture and lab) is offered every other year.

** University-funded students must take BIOL 511 twice (4 credit hours). Grant-funded or externally-funded students take BIOL 511 once (2 credit hours).

Formal didactic electives = 9-15 hours; total courses = 30 credit hours.





Department of Biology
Loyola University Chicago · 1032 W. Sheridan Road, Chicago,IL 60660
Phone: 773.508.3620 · Fax: 773.508.3646 · E-mail: biologydept@luc.edu

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