Curriculum of Study


Students studying Plant Biology are required to enroll for four semesters of full time course work before taking their qualifying examination. At least one year of residence beyond the qualifying exam is required before a Ph.D. degree can be granted.

All Plant Biology students must take the following courses:


The remaining hours of credit needed for four semesters of course work may be filled out from courses offered in the College ofAgriculture, College of Arts and Sciences, and the Medical School. The selection of courses is guided by student's Graduate Advisory Committee and allows for a highly-individualized course preparation.


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Admission Requirements and Financial Assistance

Faculty and Research Interests