Master's Program

M.S. Checklist

YEAR 1

Fall (1st semester):

  • Choose Master's Committee - file departmental form I
  • Complete Provisional Plan of Study - file departmental form C(a)
  • Complete Responsible Conduct of Research form  - online GradPath Form in UAccess Student Center.
  • Submit transfer credit evaluation form (no later than 2nd semester) - online GradPath Form.
  • Strongly recommended - taking ECOL 600B (Fundamentals of Ecology, 3 units)

Spring (2nd semester):

  • Submit Master's Plan of Study form - online GradPath Form in UAccess Student Center.
  • Submit Master's Committee Appointment form - online GradPath Form.
  • Strongly recommended - taking ECOL 600A (Fundamentals of Evolution, 3 units).

Annually:

  • Meet with Master's Committee to review research progress and get advice on research direction - file departmental form J(a).

For Degree:

  • Complete 30 units - 15 must be graded credits and at least 24 credits must be non-thesis credits.
  • Complete at least 1 thesis unit (ECOL 910)
  • Highly recommend completing the EEB Grad Core Courses - ECOL 600A and ECOL 600B
  • Complete and defend thesis
  • Submit your thesis to the Graduate College through UMI Electronic Submission Site.  Please see Graduate College's Submission Process.