The NRES M.S. curriculum is designed to maximize flexibility and allow you, with the help of your adviser and committee, to craft the education most appropriate to your goals. At Illinois, graduate courses are those at the 400- and 500-level.
All online students are admitted into the non-thesis program. If you wish to consider completing a thesis, you should contact NRES Students Services at firstname.lastname@example.org or (217) 333-5824 for more information.
|Required Courses||Non-thesis - Required Hours||Thesis - Required Hours|
|Minimum 500-level Hours Required Overall||12||12|
Capstone requirement, choose one of
|Thesis Hours Required||4-12|
|Other Requirements||Written final examination; preparation, presentation, oral exam, and approval of a capstone project report.||
A departmental petition must be submitted and approved in order to pursue this option.
Completion, defense, and deposit of thesis.