Degree Requirements

Graduate Program Advisor

Sarina Ochoa

Graduate Advisor

Dr. Ken Whitney

Degrees Offered

  • M.S.  (Plan I [thesis]
  • Plan II  [non-thesis]
  • Ph.D. in Biology


Arid land ecology; behavioral ecology; botany; cellular and molecular biology; community ecology; comparative immunology; comparative physiology; computational biology; conservation biology; ecology; ecosystem ecology; evolutionary genetics; evolutionary biology; genomics; microbiology; molecular genetics; parasitology; physiology; physiological ecology; population biology; systematics; vertebrate and invertebrate zoology.

Graduate Student Handbook

2019-20 University Graduate Program Information

Biology Graduate Program Catalog 2019-20

Student Learning Outcomes