Ph.D. Biology

For this 60-unit program, which involves completing a dissertation, you take:  

(Please note that you may count only 15 units of dissertation credit toward your degree. However, doctoral students in biology end up taking an average of 36 units because you must register for BIO 799 each semester while you are working on your dissertation.)  

In addition, we require that you:  

(Click here, Doctoral Requirements, for more information about residency and other requirements that pertain to this degree.)  


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