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MAT: Science Requirements Graduate Science Courses 2

Required Courses:

I. Fundamental Core: Required of All Students (13-15 SH)
SCI 501 Research Methods (3 SH)
Elect one of the following (3 SH):
PSY 503 Statistics (3 SH)
MATH 523 Probability and Statistics (3 SH)
SCI 505 Biogeochemical Cycles (3 SH)
ED 519 Diversity in a Global Perspective (3 SH)
SCI 579 Research (0-2 SH)
SCI 599 Thesis (2 SH)

II. Science Area Concentration   (17 SH Minimum)
No more than 6 SH may be Independent Study (597, any prefix). Any of the graduate courses offered at Minot State may be considered if the student’s Graduate Advisory Committee feels the course work is consistent with the student’s overall degree plan, job responsibilities and interests.

BIOL 520 Advanced Developmental Biology (3 SH)
BIOL 530 Advanced Anatomy & Physiology (3 SH)
BIOL 550 Ecology of Great Plains (3 SH)
BIOL 570 Frontiers in Biology (3 SH)
BIOL 590 Seminar (1-6 SH)
BIOL 592 Special Topics (1-6 SH)
BIOL 597 Independent Study (1-6 SH)
CHEM 510 Organic Chemistry for Teachers (3 SH)
CHEM 520 Physical Chemistry for Teachers (3 SH)
CHEM 550 Inorganic Chemistry for Teachers (3 SH)
CHEM 570 Frontiers in Chemistry (3 SH)
CHEM 590 Seminar (1-6 SH)
CHEM 592 Special Topics   1-6 SH)
CHEM 597 Independent Study (1-6 SH)
GEOL 510 Advanced Physical Geology (3 SH)
GEOL 520 Advanced Historical Geology (3 SH)
GEOL 550 Advanced Mineralogy and Petrology (3 SH)
GEOL 570 Global Plate Tectonics (3 SH)
GEOL 590 Seminar (1-6 SH)
GEOL 592 Special Topics (1-6 SH)
GEOL 597 Independent Study (1-6 SH)
PHYS 590 Seminar (1-6 SH)
PHYS 592 Special Topics   1-6 SH)
PHYS 597 Independent Study (1-6 SH)
SCI 590 Seminar (1-6 SH)
SCI 592 Special Topics (1-6 SH)
SCI 597 Independent Study (1-6 SH)

Minimum Total Graduate Credits Required30 SH