GENERAL STUDIES (CAPSTONE)

General Studies Capstone Curriculum
MS in Biomedical Sciences

The courses and sequence listed below are subject to change. Please consult the course catalog for additional information.

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 Themes 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