ScM Requirements

  • A minimum of 8 tuition units are required.
    • At least five of the required eight courses must be structured, advanced level courses in biology or the sciences.
    • Must receive a grade of B or better, courses must be taken for a grade rather than credit/no credit.
    • No more than three of the required eight courses are to be used for thesis research (Graduate Independent Study).
  • Program Director endorses the student’s proposed curriculum.
  • Must identify Brown faculty member willing to host student in lab.
  • Students do research for the duration of the time in the Program.
  • Student and faculty mentor select Thesis Committee.
  • Submit final thesis, present work as a seminar and pass final oral examination by Thesis Committee.

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