Degrees Offered with a Major in Plant Molecular and Cellular Biology

  • Doctor of Philosophy
    • without a concentration
    • concentration in Toxicology

Requirements for these degrees are given in the Graduate Degrees section of this catalog.

Plant Molecular and Cellular Biology Courses

BOT 6935Special Topics1-4
PCB 5065Advanced Genetics4
PCB 5530Plant Molecular Biology and Genomics3
PCB 6528Plant Cell and Developmental Biology3
PCB 6910Supervised Research1-5
PCB 6937Special Topics in Plant Molecular and Cellular Biology1-4
PCB 6971Research for Master's Thesis1-15
PCB 7922Journal Colloquy in Plant Molecular and Cellular Biology1
PCB 7979Advanced Research1-12
PCB 7980Research for Doctoral Dissertation1-15

College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Courses

ALS 5156Agricultural Ecology Principles and Applications3
ALS 5905Individual Study1-4
ALS 5932Special Topics1-4
ALS 6046Grant Writing2
ALS 6166Exotic Species and Biosecurity Issues3
ALS 6921Colloquium on Plant Pests of Regulatory Significance1
ALS 6925Integrated Plant Medicine4
ALS 6931Plant Medicine Program Seminar1
ALS 6935Topics in Biological Invasions3
ALS 6942Principles of Plant Pest Risk Assessment and Management3
ALS 6943Internship in Plant Pest Risk Assessment and Management1-10
ANS 6936Graduate Seminar in Animal Molecular and Cell Biology1-2
BCH 5045Graduate Survey of Biochemistry4
STA 6093Introduction to Applied Statistics for Agricultural and Life Sciences3
STA 6329Matrix Algebra and Statistical Computing3

Plant molecular & Cellular biology (MS)

SLO 1     Knowledge        
Describe and explain fundamental theories and concepts in plant biochemistry, cell and developmental biology, genetics and genomics, molecular biology and general plant biology

SLO 2     Knowledge        
Use critical thinking to evaluate research design and experiments

SLO 3     Skills     
Critically evaluate the primary scientific literature

SLO 4     Skills     
Develop practical experimental research skills

SLO 5     Skills     
Communicate effectively using scientific writing and oral presentation skills

SLO 6     Professional Behavior   
Effectively work in teams with peers interacting honestly, ethically and with cultural sensitivity