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Course Number and Descriptive Title                                                                          Units

Major Courses – 21 units (minimum)

BOTN205 – Photophysiology                                                                                 3

BOTN211 – Bryology                                                                                               3

BOTN213 – Advanced Plant Physiology                                                              3

BOTN215 – Pteridology                                                                                          3  

BOTN217 – Stress Physiology of Plants                                                              3

BOTN219 – Wetland Ecology                                                                                 3

BOTN241 – Advanced Plant Systematics                                                           3

BOTN243 – Advanced Phycology                                                                         3

BOTN206 – Developmental Plant Anatomy                                                        3

BOTN212 – Ecology of Aquatic Fungi                                                                  3

BOTN214 – Systematics of Grasses and Legumes                                           3

BOTN216 – Plant-Water Relations                                                                        3

BOTN222 – Plant Communities and Ecosystems                                              3

BOTN242 – Advances in Plant Ecology                                                                3

BOTN292 – Cell Ultrastructure                                                                               3

BOTN294 – Methods in Plant Systematics                                                          3


Minor/Cognate Courses – 9 units (courses from another field of specialization)

BOTN299 – Graduate Seminar                                                                               1

BOTN300 – Master’s Thesis                                                                                   6


Major                                         ___ 21

Minor/Cognate                        ___ 9

Graduate Seminar                   ___ 1

Master’s Thesis                       ___ 6

Total No. of Units Required:        37


a) Not more than 6 units of 100 level courses may be credited for the degree program

b) Odd and even numbered courses are offered during the first and second semester of the school year, respectively.

c) After the first term, graduate students are required to form their Graduate Advisory Committee (GAC) and prepare their Plan of Course Work (PCW). Forms can be secured at the Office of the Dean of the Graduate School.

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