Graduate Catalog 2023-2024

Biology, Certificate (0493)

Program Coordinator

Jarrett R. Johnson,, (270) 745-3696

This program is designed for individuals pursuing a career in biology who need up to 15 hours of graduate biology courses for professional training or accreditation. This certificate will equip its graduates with supplemental and enhanced knowledge and skills in biology to broaden their career opportunities.

Program Admission

Graduate School Admission

Please refer to the admission section of this catalog for Graduate School admission requirements.

Program Requirements (15 hours)

Required Courses
BIOL 524Evolution and Ecological Genetics3
or BIOL 532 Behavioral Ecology
or BIOL 543 Environmental Science Concepts
or BIOL 545 Animal Communication
BIOL 407GVirology3
or BIOL 411G Cell Biology
or BIOL 446G Biochemistry I
or BIOL 495G Molecular Genetics
Select 9 hours of graduate biology courses 19
Completion of Biology Assessment Exam
Total Hours15

Students may not select BIOL 500, BIOL 516, BIOL 598 or BIOL 599.