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BIOCHEMISTRY Criteria for Satisfactory Progress
To make progress toward a graduate degree, students must meet the Graduate School requirements in addition to the requirements of the department or program. See Graduate School degree requirements.
M.S. PH.D.
Overall GPA
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Overall GPA
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Other Grade Requirements
Yes
Grades of C are not acceptable for meeting course requirements. Grades of C received in a required course mandate that the course be repeated earning a grade of BC or better.
Other Grade Requirements
Yes
Grades of C are not acceptable for meeting course requirements. Grades of C received in a required course mandate that the course be repeated earning a grade of BC or better.
Probation Policy
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Probation Policy
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Specific Courses
Yes
Additional graduate-level courses in both the physical and biological science areas—each course must be 2 or more credits; Biochem 660; Biochem/BMC 701, 710; Biochem/BMC seminar 900 level; and 990 research.
Specific Courses
Yes
Additional graduate-level courses in both the physical and biological science areas—each course must be 2 or more credits; Biochem 660; Biochem/BMC 701, 710; Biochem/BMC seminar 900 level; and 990 research.
Specific Credits
Yes
A minimum of 10 credits of graduate-level biochemistry courses is required.
Specific Credits
Yes
A minimum of 10 credits of graduate-level biochemistry courses is required.
Examinations / Time Constraints
Yes / Yes
Contact the department for more information.
Examinations / Time Constraints
Yes / Yes
The preliminary examination is taken after three semesters of graduate study.
Other Assessments / Time Constraints
Yes, No
A thesis based on original research must be completed.
Other Assessments / Time Constraints
Yes / Yes
Candidates are expected to present a progress report to their examination committee each year after the preliminary examination has been passed. Candidates must participate in the department teaching program (two semesters of teaching) as part of their training. After one semester of graduate work, every candidate must enroll for seminar courses. Contact the department for more information.
Language Requirements
No
Language Requirements
No
Minor Requirements
Yes
The minor requires 10 graduate-level credits of course work in a field or fields relevant to biochemistry. Contact the department for more information.
Advisor
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Advisor
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Review Policy
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Review Policy
Yes
Faculty committee
Annually