UT Austin
Graduate Catalog
1999-2001



CONTENTS

CHAPTER 1
Graduate Study

CHAPTER 2
Admission and Registration

CHAPTER 3
Degree Requirements

CHAPTER 4
Fields of Study

CHAPTER 5
Members of Graduate Studies Committees

APPENDIX
Course Abbreviations
 

Chapter 4: Fields of Study

Biological Sciences


The faculty has approval to offer the following courses in the academic years 1999-2000 and 2000-2001; however, not all courses are taught each semester or summer session. Students should consult the Course Schedule to determine which courses and topics will be offered during a particular semester or summer session. The Course Schedule may also reflect changes that have been made to the courses listed here since this catalog was published.

Unless otherwise stated below, each course meets for three lecture hours a week for one semester.

Biology: BIO

182, 282, 382, 482, 582, 682, 782, 882, 982. Advanced Study and Research.
For each semester hour of credit earned, the equivalent of one class hour a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor and the graduate adviser.

384. Aquatic Entomology.
A guide to the taxonomy of aquatic insects and to their use in biomonitoring. Two lecture hours and three laboratory hours a week for one semester. Biology 384 and 388 (Topic: Applied Aquatic Entomology) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

388. Topics in Biology (Cooperative Programs).
Formal, organized courses taught at institutions other than the University of Texas at Austin. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Not all topics are offered every year. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, consent of the student's graduate adviser or department chairman and the University's graduate dean, and consent of the graduate dean at the host institution. Additional prerequisites vary with the topic and are given in the Course Schedule.

698. Thesis.
The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for two semesters. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. For 698A, graduate standing in biological sciences and consent of the graduate adviser; for 698B, Biology 698A.

398R. Master's Report.
Preparation of a report to fulfill the requirement for the master's degree under the report option. The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for one semester. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in biological sciences and consent of the graduate adviser.

398T. Supervised Teaching in Biological Sciences.
Prerequisite: Graduate standing and appointment as a teaching assistant.

399R, 699R, 999R. Dissertation.
Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Prerequisite: Admission to candidacy for the doctoral degree.

399W, 699W, 999W. Dissertation.
Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Prerequisite: Biology 399R, 699R, or 999R.



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