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LIFE SCIENCES COMMUNICATION 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.
Overall GPA
3.00
Other Grade Requirements
Yes
All course work must be graded, with one exception: LSC 700, a colloquium, may be taken on a pass/fail basis.
Probation Policy
Follow Graduate School policy
Specific Courses
Yes
LSC 700 or equivalent course; graduate-level statistics course; graduate-level research methods course.
Specific Credits
Yes
A minimum of 24 credits plus a thesis is required to earn the M.S. thesis track degree. A minimum of 30 credits (no thesis) is required to earn the M.S. professional track degree.
Examinations
Yes
Successful completion of a final oral exam is required.
Other Assessments
No
A master's thesis, or research paper in lieu of a thesis, based on an original research project is required.
Language Requirements
No
Advisor
Follow Graduate School policy
Review Policy
Yes
Graduate committee
Each semester