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  Graduate School–New Brunswick 2010–2012 Programs, Faculty, and Courses Microbial Biology 682 M.S. in Microbial Biology  

M.S. in Microbial Biology

The master of science (M.S.) degree requires a minimum of 24 course credits, 6 research credits, a thesis, and a comprehensive oral examination with defense of the thesis (Plan A). Alternatively (Plan B), an M.S. student may complete 30 course credits, an expository essay, and a comprehensive oral examination.

Required courses:

16:682:501  Microbial Life (3)

16:682:502  Microbial Biochemistry (3)

16:682:503  Microbial Physiology (3)

16:682:504  Microbial Genetics and Molecular Biology (3)

16:682:521,522  Seminar in Microbial Biology (1+1)

16:682:530  Scientific Conduct and Ethics (1)

16:682:701,702  Research in Microbial Biology (6)

Elective courses (9 credits from the following list, or other appropriate courses by approval):

16:375:510  Environmental Microbiology (3)

16:375:529  Biodegradation and Bioremediation (3)

16:375:531  Biological Waste Treatment (3)

16:375:563  Geomicrobiology (3)

16:400:512  Bioregulation and Biotechnology in Food Fermentation (3)

16:681:544  Medical Microbiology and Immunology (4.5)

16:681:546 Infectious Diseases (4)

16:682:524  Applied and Industrial Microbiology (3)

16:682:550, 551, 552, 553  Special Topics in Microbiology (1-3) (Topics courses are offered each semester by graduate faculty members on a rotating basis.)

16:682:572  Microbial Ecology and Biodiversity (2)

16:765:531  Principles of Plant Pathology (3)

16:765:533  Advanced Mycology (3)

16:765:537  Plant Pathogenic Bacteria (3)

16:765:538  Plant Pathogenesis (3)

16:765:518  Topics in Plant Microbe Interactions (2)

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