Plan A (Thesis)
Requirements for the master of science degree include 26 hours of coursework beyond the bachelor’s degree numbered 4000 or above, 4 hours of thesis research, a research proposal, original research, and oral defense of the thesis.
The M.S. degree is typically completed in two years. The student’s coursework is selected to fit the student’s individual needs by mutual consultation among the student, his/her major professor, and graduate committee.