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MS in Biomedical Sciences | Curriculum


The general plan for the coursework for the program is laid out below.

All Tracks 

*Minimum Required Didactic Coursework not including Research - Course Number 970)

Year Semester Course* Credit Hours
1 Fall CGS-765 Proteins:Dynam Struct & Funct 3
    CGS-766 Genes: Inheritance/Expression 4
    CGS-767 Cells:Organization/Communicat 3
    CGS-768 Techniques & Experimental Desi 2
    CGS-970 Research  1
      Total Semester Hours 12*
1 Spring CGS-770 Principles Practices & Prof 2
      Total Semester Hours 2*
1 Summer CGS-762 Scientific Writing for MBS 1
      Total Semester Hours 1*
      Total Minimum Credit Hours 45


Additional Coursework by Tracks: 

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology- Additional coursework: BMB 730 Research and Methods seminar, every semester as a student in the Biochemistry track 3 credit hours. 

Microbiology & Immunology - Additional coursework is optional.

Neuroscience - Additional Coursework: NSCS 730 – Fundamentals of Neuroscience, Spring Term 1, 8 credit hours.

Experimental Pathology & Laboratory Medicine - Additional Coursework: PATH 700 – Pathology Seminar Series (1cr) fall/spring, 3 credit hours. 

Cell & Molecular Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics- Additional coursework is optional.