Apr 21, 2019  
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Genetics (Ph.D.)


Refer to the Genetics  page for more information.

Doctoral degree requirements


Genetics Program students are also required to meet the seminar requirements of the students in their host departments.

A minimum of 90 credits is required, with typical course programs of 25 to 40 credit hours: Courses must include:

  • A statistics course (700 level or higher)
  • A biochemistry class (700 level or higher)
  • A course in population genetics (700 level or higher)

Additional courses required for the PhD degree depend on the emphasis of the degree program:


Molecular, cellular and developmental genetics emphasis


PhD students in the Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Genetics emphasis must take two or more of the following courses:

Genetics of plant-microbe interactions emphasis


PhD students in Genetics of Plant-Microbe Interactions emphasis must take two or more of the following courses:

Arthropod genetics emphasis


PhD students in the Arthropod Genetics emphasis must take two or more of the following courses: