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Program Curriculum

A minimum of 30 credits and a Master’s Literature Review or 32 credits and a Master’s Thesis are required. Students in this program may seek out any member of the Graduate Faculty to supervise their literature review or their Master’s thesis research. Elective credits may be earned by passing didactic graduate courses offered by any of the Graduate School departments. 

Track A:   
Required Courses  
General Biochemistry I  (BCHM 1010) 4 credits
General Biochemistry II (BCHM 1020) 4 credits
Mammalian Physiology I (PHYM 1010) 4 credits
Mammalian Physiology II (PHYM 1020) 4 credits
Cell Biology (CBAM 1360) 3 credits
Student Seminar Courses (7101, 7102 series) 2 credits
Choice of one of the following courses:  
   General Microbiology I (MCRM 1010) 4 credits
   OR Basic Immunology (MCRM 2010) 2 credits
   OR Introduction to Pathology (PATM 1080) 3 credits
   OR Pharmacology I (PHRM 1010) 4 credits
   OR Immunopharmacology (PHRM 2710) 2 credits 
Master's Literature Review (BMSM 9750) 0 credits
Electives (didactic credits only) 5-7 credits
TOTAL 30 credits

   

Track B:   
Required Courses  
General Biochemistry I  (BCHM 1010) 4 credits
General Biochemistry II (BCHM 1020) 4 credits
Mammalian Physiology I (PHYM 1010) 4 credits
Mammalian Physiology II (PHYM 1020) 4 credits
Responsible Conduct of Research (BMSM 2020) 2 credits
Life in Biomedical Research I (BMSM 3510) 2 credits
  OR Life in Biomedical Research II (BMSM 3520) 2 credits
Graduate Research Workshop (BMSM 8050) 1 credit
Master's Thesis Research (BMSM 9800) 1-5 credits
Master's Thesis (BMSM 9850) 0 credits
Electives (didactic credits only) 6-10 credits
TOTAL 32 credits