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Areas of Concentration

Students may choose 15 - 18 credits of courses from a specific concentration area to make up a minimum of 30 credit hours (thesis option) or a minimum of 36 credit hours (non-thesis option) to qualify for an MS degree in Biology with concentration in their chosen area.

I. MICROBIOLOGY CONCENTRATION
 BIO 522: Microbial Physiology ... 3 sem. hrs.
 BIO 523: Principles of Virology 3 sem. hrs.
 BIO 524: Mycology 3 sem. hrs.
 BIO 525: Parasitology 3 sem. hrs.
 BIO 526: Microbial Ecology 3 sem. hrs.
 BIO 621: Pathogenic Bacteriology 3 sem. hrs
 BIO 622: Applied and Industrial Microbiology 3 sem. hrs.
 BIO 623: Advanced Virology 3 sem. hrs.
 BIO 624: Immunology 3 sem. hrs.
 BIO 625: Medical Mycology 3 sem. hrs.


II. PHYSIOLOGY CONCENTRATION
 BIO 531: Plant Physiology 3 sem. hrs.
 BIO 532: Animal Physiology 3 sem. hrs.
 BIO 541: Cell Physiology 3 sem. Hrs
 BIO 544: Cell & Development Biology (UAH) 3 sem. hrs.
 BIO 533: Advanced Physiology I (Human Physiology) 3 sem. hrs.
 BIO 534: Advanced Physiology II (Human Physiology) 3 sem. hrs.
 BIO 535: Endocrinology 3 sem. hrs.
 BIO 631: Pharmacology 3 sem. hrs.
 BIO 632: Cardiovascular Physiology 3 sem. hrs.
 BIO 633: Endocrinology 3 sem. Hrs


III. GENETICS  AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY CONCENTRATION
 BIO 645: Human Cytogenetics and its Clinical Application 3 sem. hrs.
 BIO 646: Molecular Genetics ... 3 sem. hrs
 BIO 647: Enzymology (UAH) 3 sem. hrs.
 BIO 648: Enzymology Laboratory (UAH) 2 sem. hrs.
 BIO 649: Advanced Genetics I 3 sem. hrs.
 BIO 650: Advanced Genetics II 3 sem. hrs.
 BIO 540: Molecular Biology 3 sem. hrs.
 BIO 542(L): Analytical Biochemistry 2 sem. hrs.
 BIO 546: Cytogenetics 3 sem. hrs.
 BIO 641: Advanced Cell Biology 3 sem. hrs.
 BIO 642: Advanced Cell Physiology 3 sem. hrs.
 BIO 643: Microscopy (UAH) 4 sem. hrs.


IV. ECOLOGY AND SYSTEMATICS CONCENTRATION
 BIO 560: Environmental Biology... 3sem. Hrs
 BIO 561: Physiological Ecology 4 sem. hrs.
 BIO 562: Community Ecology (UAH) 4 sem. hrs.
 BIO 563: Population Ecology (UAH) 4 sem. hrs.
 BIO 564: Limnology (UAH) 4 sem. hrs.
 BIO 565: Phycology 4 sem. hrs.
 BIO 570: Plant Pathology 4 sem. hrs.
 BIO 571: Plant Anatomy 4 sem. hrs.
 BIO 572: Plant Taxonomy 4 sem. hrs.
 BIO 580: Advanced Invertebrate Zoology (UAH) 4 sem. hrs.
 BIO 660: Ecosystem Dynamics (UAH) 4 sem. hrs.
 BIO 661: Advanced Population Ecology (UAH) 4 sem. hrs.
 BIO 620: Applied Environmental Toxicology 4 sem. hrs.

V. ENTOMOLOGY
 BIO 551: Insect Physiology 4 sem. hrs.
 BIO 552: Insect Pest Management 4 sem. hrs.
 BIO 553: Insect Taxonomy and Morphology 4 sem. hrs.
 BIO 651: Medical Entomology (UAH) 4 sem. hrs.
 BIO 652: Advanced Applied Entomology 4 sem. hrs.
 BIO 653: Taxonomy of Immature Insects 4 sem. hrs.

 

VI. GENERAL COURSES /ELECTIVES
 BIO 510: Radiation Biology 3 sem. hrs.
 BIO 511: Biological Control 3 sem. hrs.
 BIO 590: Problems in Biological Science 3 sem. hrs.
 BIO 691: Special Topics 1-4 sem. hrs.
 BIO 699: Master's Thesis 1-3 sem. hrs.
 Biostatistics/Biometrics course (3 sem.hrs.)
 Bioinformatics course (3 sem.hrs.)