Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, MS

Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2020-2021. Learn more about Graduate College Academic Regulation 7.0.

Thesis Option

Total Hours: 30 Hours

Coursework
Combination of core courses and other requirements to equal 24 hours.24
Required Core Courses
Research Compliance and Biochemistry Graduate Colloquium
Articulation of Research Logic
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Graduate Research Colloquium
Biochemical Principles
Metabolism
Advanced Biochemical Techniques
Seminar
Plus 2 Advanced (Biochemistry 6000-level courses)
Signal Transduction
Functional Genomics
Physical Biochemistry
Epigenetics
Nucleic Acids and Protein Synthesis
Protein Structure and Enzyme Function
Biomembranes and Bioenergetics
Plant Biochemistry
Electives
Introduction to Bioinformatics
Molecular Genetics
Biochemical Laboratory Methods
Advanced Biochemical Techniques
Selected Topics in Biochemistry
Other 6000-level BIOC courses
Other Graduate-level courses approved by the Graduate Thesis Advisory Committee
Additional Requirements
The student's Graduate Committee must approve the written thesis and an oral exam on the context of the thesis must be passed.
Hours Subtotal24
Required Research
BIOC 5000Research6
Hours Subtotal6
Total Hours30

Non-Thesis Option

Total Hours: 32 Hours

Coursework
Combination of core courses and other requirements to equal 30 hours.30
Core courses
Research Compliance and Biochemistry Graduate Colloquium
Articulation of Research Logic
Biochemical Principles
Metabolism
Metabolism
Seminar
Plus 2 Advanced (Biochemistry 6000-level courses)
Signal Transduction
Functional Genomics
Physical Biochemistry
Epigenetics
Nucleic Acids and Protein Synthesis
Protein Structure and Enzyme Function
Biomembranes and Bioenergetics
Plant Biochemistry
Selected Topics in Biochemistry
Electives
Introduction to Bioinformatics
Molecular Genetics
Biochemical Laboratory Methods
Other 6000-level BIOC courses (Graduate-level courses approved by the Graduate Coordinator)
Other Requirements
The student's Graduate Committee must approve the written and oral reports and an oral exam must be passed.
Hours Subtotal30
Required Research
BIOC 5000Research2
Hours Subtotal2
Total Hours32

Graduate College Master's Program Requirements

Learn more about Graduate College 2020-2021 Master’s Degree Program Requirements. Check the General Graduate College academic regulations for minimal GPA, language proficiency and other general requirements.