Program Learning Objectives
- Demonstrate a thorough understanding and competency in a subdiscipline of specialization within the biological sciences.
- Communicate scientific ideas effectively in both oral and written formats.
- Demonstrate an ability to think critically and evaluate, design, conduct, and quantitatively analyze or assess research in a biological discipline.
- Demonstrate the skills and knowledge needed for employment or advanced graduate or professional study in discipline related areas.
|Select from the following:||8|
|Molecular & Cellular Biology|
|Biology of Organisms|
|BIO 560||Graduate Professional Seminar||2|
|BIO 561||Proposal Writing for Biological Research||3|
|BIO 590||Seminar in Biology||3|
|BIO 591||Biology Colloquium||2|
|Select from the following:||4|
|Applied Multivariate Statistics|
|Applied Experimental Design and Regression Models|
|Design and Analysis of Experiments I|
|Applied Regression Analysis|
|Additional units at the 400 or 500 level. 1||14|
Electives must include 5 units taken within the Biological Sciences Department at Cal Poly in order to meet the program requirement of 32 units.
All 45 units must be acceptable for graduate credit and in accordance with Graduate Guidelines of the Biological Sciences Department. Coursework must include 32 units taken within the Biological Sciences Department at Cal Poly. For further information, students should communicate with the Chair of the Biological Sciences Department or with the Director of the Graduate and Research Committee.