Master of Science in Bioinformatics, Crop Sciences Concentration

The Crop Sciences concentration within the M.S. degree in Bioinformatics can be earned with a thesis option or a non-thesis option, which requires optional supervised research experiences.

Thesis Option

One biology course from approved list4
CS 411Database Systems4
or CS 473 Fundamental Algorithms
One bioinformatics course from approved list4
Seminar (1 per semester)
Electives16
CPSC/PLPA 599Thesis Research4
Total Hours32

Other Requirements1

Other requirements and conditions may overlap
A concentration is required
Minimum Hours Required Within the Unit: 5
Minimum 500-level Hours Required overall: 12
Minimum GPA: 3.0
1

For additional details and requirements refer to the department's graduate handbook and the Graduate College Handbook.

Non-Thesis Option

One biology course from approved list4
CS 411Database Systems4
or CS 473 Fundamental Algorithms
One bioinformatics course from approved list4
Electives24
Total Hours36

Other Requirements1

Other requirements and conditions may overlap
A concentration is required.
Minimum Hours Required Within the Unit: 3
Minimum 500-level Hours Required overall: 12
Minimum GPA: 3.0
1

For additional details and requirements refer to the department's graduate handbook and the Graduate College Handbook.