Department of Life, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Master of Science (M.S.) Degree
In addition to University requirements for admission, the applicant must:
Admission may be granted for students with less than the minimum grade point average or test scores following a conditional period of 12-15 hours of enrollment in graduate work with no grade below a “B”. Students with undergraduate degrees in fields other than biology or environmental science may be required to complete specific leveling courses.
International students desiring to pursue the master of science degree in biology or environmental science must score a minimum of 575 on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) exam as well as meet above-mentioned admission requirements.
Major in Environmental Sciences (Major Code: 5105)
Study Area Options
Areas of Specialization: agriculture, biology, chemistry, geology and engineering technology.
Student must complete 36 credit hours of required and elective specialization courses.
Master of Science Degree Core Requirements (21 hours)
Additional Requirements for Thesis (6 hours)
Additional Requirements for Non-Thesis (6 hours)
Elective Courses in Specialization Area (9 hours)
Agriculture, biology, chemistry, geology and engineering technology.