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Biological Sciences Graduate Program Graduation Checklist

Thesis and Internship Option:
  • Application for graduation (Graduate School) 
  • Degree status (Contact the Graduate School) 
  • GRE scores on file (General test only; contact the Graduate Coordinator)
  • Completion of deficiencies (Contact Graduate Coordinator) 
  • Completion of study plan (See guidelines and contact Graduate Coordinator about study plan changes) 
  • Removal of all incomplete or "I" grades (Advisor’s responsibility) 
  • Overall graduate GPA and GPA of courses on study plan is 3.0 or above 
  • No more than 9 semester hours of grades below "B" in graduate course work 
  • Certificate of Comprehensive Knowledge (Contact Graduate Coordinator) 

Thesis Option Only:
  • Thesis proposal form on file with Graduate Coordinator
  • Enrolled in BIO 5900 (Research) and BIO 5950 (Thesis)
  • Deposit Certificate of Completed Thesis

Internship Option Only:
  • Internship proposal form filed with Graduate Coordinator
  • Enrolled in BIO 5990 and BIO 5980