GENERAL STUDIES (CAPSTONE) CONCENTRATION

General Studies Capstone Curriculum
MS in Biomedical Sciences

2016-2017 Academic Year

SECOND YEAR COURSE SEQUENCE


Fall - (Core Courses)

BIOM 618  Epidemiology 1 Credit
BIOM 607G or BIOM650G Independent Study/Scientific Composition* (or)  Special Topics in Biomedical Sciences Research and Methods* 1 Credit
Choose one of the following groups:


Group 1
BIOM 610G Medical Immunology 3 Credits
BIOM 611G Medical Microbiology 3 Credits
BIOM 619G Medical Microbiology Methods Practicum 1 Credit
TOTAL TERM CREDITS GROUP 1
9


Group 2
BIOM 612G The Historical Development of Current Themese in Biomedical Sciences Research** 2 Credits
BIOM 613G Molecular Genetics 4 Credits
TOTAL TERM CREDITS GROUP 2
8

*Once a student chooses either BIOM 607G or BIOM 650G he/she must continue with that sequence in the subsequent two terms.

**Students who do not register for BIOM 612G The Historical Development of Current Themes in Biomedical Sciences Research are required to take BIOM 606G Analytical Reading – Molecular Mechanisms in Spring term.


Winter 

Choose two of the following:


BIOM 603G Concepts in Pharmacology and Toxicology 4 Credits
BIOM 604G Nutritional Biochemistry 4 Credits
BIOM 614G Developmental Neuroscience 4 Credits
BIOM 615G Vascular Control Mechanisms 4 Credits
Choose one of the following:


BIOM 607G
or
BIOM 650G
Independent Study/Scientific Composition
(or)
Special Topics in Biomedical Sciences Research and Methods 
1 Credit
TOTAL TERM CREDITS 
9

Spring 

Choose one of the following:


BIOM 607G
or
BIOM 650G
Independent Study/Scientific Composition
(or)
Special Topics in Biomedical Sciences Research and Methods 
4 Credits
Choose one of the following groups:


Group 1
BIOM 606G Analytical Reading – Molecular Mechanisms 2 Credits
TOTAL TERM CREDITS GROUP 1
6
Group 2
BIOM 620G Human Virology 3 Credits
TOTAL TERM CREDITS GROUP 2
7

TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED FOR COMPLETION OF SECOND YEAR
24
TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED FOR COMPLETION OF MS DEGREE
53