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Environmental Science
College of Arts and Sciences

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M.S. Degree

Master of Science (M.S.)

Requirements:

  1. Candidates must complete thirty semester hours of graduate courses including six semester hours of research and thesis (5V99). At least twelve semester hours will be 5000-level courses (excluding 5V99).
  2. Candidates will present a proposal to their thesis committee that defines the area of environmental interest including the identification of a major problem in the area.
  3. When the course work is completed and the thesis is accepted, the candidates must pass a comprehensive oral examination over the work of the program.
  4. There is no foreign language requirement.
  5. Admission in the Master of Science program requires a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Engineering, at least 8 semester hours of chemistry and an additional 40 semester hours of previous course work in sciences, engineering, and mathematics.
    Note: The 40 science hours plus 8 hours in chemistry will meet the standards for admission into the Master of Science program for applicants with a Bachelor of Arts degree.


  6. Download the Thesis Check List Form, the Thesis Proposal Form, the Committe Approval Form, and the Oral Exam Information Form