Biomedical Sciences Research Master's Program Course Sequence

Thesis Option
(47-49 credits)

Non-thesis Option
(47-49 credits)

Fall Year 1

Molecules to Cells (2)
Molecular and Cellular Techniques (2)
Cell Communication and Signaling (3)
Intro to the Lab (2)
Intro to Research Literature (.5)

Molecular Genetics (1.5)
Biomedical Sciences Lab Rotation 1 (2)

Molecules to Cells (2)
Molecular and Cellular Techniques (2)
Cell Communication and Signaling (3)
Intro to the Lab (2)
Intro to Research Literature (.5)

Molecular Genetics (1.5)
Biomedical Sciences Lab Rotation 1 (2)

Spring Year 1

Cell Energetics and Organ Function (4)
Methods in Cell Energetics and Organ Function (1)
Lab Rotation 2 and 3 *Optional* (2-4)
Scientific Writing and Research Design (1)
Oral Communication Forum (1)
Bioinformatics (1)

Biometry(4)

Cell Energetics and Organ Function (4)
Methods in Cell Energetics and Organ Function (1)
Lab Rotation 2 and 3 *Optional* (2-4)
Scientific Writing and Research Design (1)
Oral Communication Forum (1)
Bioinformatics (1)

Biometry(4)

Summer Year 1

Research (3)

Research (3)

Fall Year 2

Responsible Conduct in Science (1)

Oral Communication Forum (1)
Methods & Logic in Translational Biology(4)

Research (3)

Electives(2-3)

Responsible Conduct in Science (1)

Oral Communication Forum (1)
Methods & Logic in Translational Biology(4)

Research (3)

Electives(2-3)

Spring Year 2

Oral Communication Forum (1)

Electives, as needed (2-3)
Thesis (4)

Oral Communication Forum (1)

Electives, as needed (2-3)
Research (4)

Summer Year 2

Thesis Defense

Oral Presentation of Research