University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
College of ACES
ACES Animal Sciences
Give to Animal Sciences

Master of Animal Sciences Degree Non-Thesis

Minimum Requirements for the Master of Animal Sciences Degree Non-Thesis

  1. Complete at least 26 hours of courses including:
    • ANSC 590 seminar series (at least 2 credit hours), and
    • ANSC 445, ANSC 440 or comparable statistics course approved by the program (at least 4 credit hours), and
    • At least 6 credit hours of a 500-level courses, and
    • At least 6 credit hours of 400 or 500-level ANSC courses (excludes ANSC 590, 592, 593, 440, 445), and
    • At least 8 credit hours of graduate- level courses (excludes ANSC 590, 592, 593, 440, 445)
  2. A grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.00 (4.00=A) for all graded courses taken during the student's enrollment in the M. S. degree program;
  3. At least six hours of independent studies (ANSC 592 or 593) approved by a faculty advisor;
  4. Completion of all requirements within five years of initial registration in the Graduate College.

Base graduate tuition rates apply and are listed on the Office of the Registrar.

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