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M.S. in the Biomedical Sciences:
Thesis option – 24 didactic and 17 research credits
Non-thesis option – 33 didactic and 8 research credits
  

  Thesis Option Credits (Thesis) Non-thesis Option Credits (Non-thesis)
Year 1
Fall Semester
Foundation for Contemporary Biomedical Res 1 (BMS 793 A)
Foundation for Contemporary Biomedical Res 2 (BMS 793 B)
Cellular Methods (BMS 706)
Scientific Integrity  (BMS 700)
Lab Experiences (BMS 791 A)
4
 
4
 
1
1
2
Same
 
Same
 
Same
Same
Same
4
 
4
 
1
1
2
Year 1
Spring Semester
Molecular Genetics (BMS 715)
Program-specific Elective
Journal Club
 
Research (BMS 797)
3
3
1
 
1
Same
Same
Same
Elective course
3
3
1
3
Year 1
Summer Semester
Research (BMS 797) 3 Same 3
Year 2
Fall Semester
Elective
Journal Club
 
 
Research (BMS 797)
3
1
 
 
3
Same
Same
Elective course
 
Same
3
1
3
 
1
Year 2
Spring Semester
Journal Club
 
 
Research (BMS 797)
1
 
 
7
Same
Elective course
 
Same
1
3
 
1
Year 2
Summer Semester
Scientific Writing (BMS 720)
 
Research (BMS 797)
2
 
1
Same
 
Same
2
 
1
Thesis Yes   No, summary paper or review article  
Didactic Credits   24   33
Research Credits   17   8