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Curriculum

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

Year 1 Fall Semester

Foundation for Contemporary Biomedical Res 1 (BMS 793 A) - 4

Foundation for Contemporary Biomedical Res 2 (BMS 793 B) - 4

Cellular Methods (BMS 706) - 1

Scientific Integrity (BMS 700) - 1

Lab Experiences (BMS 791 A) - 2

Year 1 Spring Semester

Molecular Genetics (BMS 715) - 3

Program-specific Elective - 3 Journal Club - 1

Research (BMS 797) - 1

Year 1-Summer Semester

Research (BMS 797) - 3

Year 2- Fall Semester

Elective - 3 Journal Club - 1

Research (BMS 797) - 3

Year 2- Spring Semester

Journal Club - 1

Research (BMS 797) - 7                                                                   

Year 2- Summer Semester

Scientific Writing (BMS 720) - 2

Research (BMS 797) - 1

Thesis - Yes

Didactic Credits - 24

Research Credits - 17

Non-thesis Option

Year 1 Fall Semester

Foundation for Contemporary Biomedical Res 1                  

(BMS 793 A) - 4

Foundation for Contemporary Biomedical Res 2                  

(BMS 793 B) - 4

Cellular Methods (BMS 706) - 1

Scientific Integrity (BMS 700) - 1

Lab Experiences (BMS 791 A) - 2

Year 1 Spring Semester

Molecular Genetics (BMS 715) - 3

Program-specific Elective - 3 Journal Club - 1

Elective Course - 3

Year 1-Summer Semester

Research (BMS 797) - 3

Year 2- Fall Semester

Elective - 3 Journal Club - 1

Elective Course - 3

Research (BMS 797) - 1

Year 2- Spring Semester

Journal Club - 1

Elective Course - 3

Research (BMS 797) - 1

Year 2- Summer Semester

Scientific Writing (BMS 720) - 2

Research (BMS 797) - 1

Thesis  - No, summary paper or review article

Didactic Credits - 33

Research Credits - 8