Bioinformatics: Animal Sciences, MS

for the Master of Bioinformatics Major in Animal Sciences


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Concentrations may have requirements in addition to those below.  See the specific concentration pages for details.

Thesis Option

4 hours of coursework from the approved list of biology courses4
4 hours of coursework from the approved list of bioinformatics courses4
4 hours of coursework from the approved list of computer science courses4
Thesis Hours Required (min/max applied toward degree):4-8
Total Hours32 or 36

Other Requirements1

Minimum Hours Required Within the Unit: 8
Minimum 500-level Hours Required Overall: 12
A concentration is required.

Non-Thesis Option

4 hours of coursework from the approved list of biology courses4
4 hours of coursework from the approved list of bioinformatics courses4
4 hours of coursework from the approved list of computer science courses4
Total Hours36

Other Requirements1

Other requirements may overlap
A concentration is required.
Minimum Hours Required Within the Unit: 8
Minimum 500-level Hours Required Overall: 12
From the Bioinformatics MS Biology core course list4
From the Bioinformatics MS Bioinformatics core course list 4
From the Bioinformatics MS Computer Science core course list (CS 411 or CS 473)4
Graduate seminar (ANSC 590) enrollment is required every semester (max 2 hours can be applied to the degree)2
ANSC 599Thesis Research (min/max applied toward degree)8
Electives14
Total Hours36

Other Requirements1

Other Requirements and conditions may overlap
A concentration is required.
Minimum Hours Overall Required Within the Unit: 8
Minimum 500-level Hours Required Overall: 12
A comprehensive oral examination concerning the thesis and other areas of Bioinformatics and Animal Sciences is required.
Thesis Deposit Required: Yes
Minimum GPA: 3.0