Information for Current Students

**** ATTENTION: NEW CURRICULUM REQUIREMENTS will be in effect for those students beginning the program in FALL QUARTER 2011 **** The new changes, as well as the pre-Fall 2011 requirments, are reflected in the information below.

Start-up Guide

The Start-up Flowchart below is designed to aid students in their transition into the Biological Sciences Graduate Program. You are also encouraged to browse the Department of Biological Sciences website, as well as the University website for more information. Clicking a box will forward you to the information page pertaining to that step.

The Start-up Flowchart below is designed to aid students in their transition into the Biological Sciences Graduate Program 1. Go through online orientation 2. Read University Policy table PDF 3. Consult with major professor about taking the GWT 4. Enroll in Graduate student database (optional) 5. Read about Teaching Associates positions and financial aid

Graduate Program Guide

The Graduate Program Flowchart below is designed to aid students in the Graduate Program to plan their graduate careers and keep track of their progress. Please note that the flowchart is a guide and NOT a substitution for meeting regularly with your major professor regarding your plans and progress. Clicking a box will forward you to the information page pertaining to that step.

The Graduate Program Flowchart below is designed to aid students in the Graduate Program to plan their graduate careers and keep track of their progress 12. Thesis Defense 11. Apply for graduation 10. Read Near Graduation Info 9. Read Thesis info document 8. Perform thesis research 7. Thesis proposal 6. Submit yearly progress report 5. Perform thesis research D. Attain a scaled score of 650 on GRE Biology Subject Test C. Submit GS-101 form by end of first year B. Animal care and use information for those working with animals A. Develop research plan with major professor 4. Read, Register for supervisory units Repeat until coursework and research is complete Repeat until coursework and research is complete 3. Register for classes 2. Review projected course listings 1. Review degree requirements

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