Biomedical Sciences, MS

Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2019-2020. Learn more about Graduate College Academic Regulation 7.0.

Thesis Option

Total Hours: 30 Hours

Required Courses
BIOM 5000Research & Thesis6
BIOM 5003Statistics for Medical Residents3
BIOM 6662Research Ethics and Survival Skills for the Biomedical Sciences2
BIOM 6922Scientific Communication in Biomedical Sciences2
Hours Subtotal13
Optional Electives
Select 17 hours from the following:17
Special Topics in Biomedical Sciences
Biomedical Sciences Seminar
Clinical Anatomy
Clinical Anatomy for Allied Healthcare
Neuroanatomy
Medical Biochemistry
Medical Microbiology and Immunology
Graduate Biomedical Physiology
Introduction to Translational Research
Disease Research in Medicine
Cornerstones of Vertebrate Paleontology
Evolutionary Physiology
Graduate Pharmacology
Scientific Outreach Training for Graduate Students
Chronic Inflammation and Cancer Development
Principle Concepts of Cellular and Molecular Immunology
Applied Multivariate and Evolutionary Analysis of Paleontological Data
Molcular And Cellular Biology
Cellular and Molecular Biology of Pain
Paleommalogy
Advanced Topics in Medical Biochemistry
Enzyme Analysis
Human Nutrition
Techniques in Molecular Biology
Immunology
Microbial Physiology
Molecular Virology
Immunobiology of Infectious Disease
Graduate General Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Cardiovascular Physiology and Pharmacology
Environmental Toxins in the Brain
Neuroinflammation
Environmental Physiology
Neurophysiology
Graduate Seminar In Signal Transduction
Neuroethology
Genomics
Advanced Gross Anatomy
Field Techniques in Vertebrate Paleontology
Microbial Pathogenesis
Foundations in Medical Genetics, Molecular Biology and Development
Foundations in Medical Cell and Tissue Biology
Foundations in Medical Biochemistry
Foundations in Medical Pharmacology
Foundations in Medical Immunology
Foundations in Medical Microbiology
Critical Readings in Biomedical Sciences
Structure and Function of the Human Cardiovascular System
Structure and Function of the Human Gastrointestinal/Hepatic System
Biomedical Perspectives on Human Hematology
Structure and Function of the Human Musculoskeletal System
Structure and Function of the Human Renal System
Structure and Function of the Human Reproductive Systems and Reproductive Biology
Structure and Function of the Human Respiratory System
Biomedical Perspectives on Psychiatry
Structure and Function of the Human Endocrine System
Structure and Function of the Human Nervous System
Cornerstones of Graduate Biomedical Sciences
Advanced Vertebrate Paleontology
Paleohistology Techniques
Evolutionary Biomechanics
Hours Subtotal17
Total Hours30

Non-Thesis Option

Total Hours: 32 Hours

Required Courses
BIOM 5000Research & Thesis2
BIOM 5003Statistics for Medical Residents3
BIOM 6662Research Ethics and Survival Skills for the Biomedical Sciences2
BIOM 6922Scientific Communication in Biomedical Sciences2
Hours Subtotal9
Optional Electives
Select 23 hours from the following:23
Special Topics in Biomedical Sciences
Biomedical Sciences Seminar
Clinical Anatomy
Clinical Anatomy for Allied Healthcare
Neuroanatomy
Medical Biochemistry
Medical Microbiology and Immunology
Graduate Biomedical Physiology
Introduction to Translational Research
Disease Research in Medicine
Cornerstones of Vertebrate Paleontology
Evolutionary Physiology
Graduate Pharmacology
Scientific Outreach Training for Graduate Students
Chronic Inflammation and Cancer Development
Principle Concepts of Cellular and Molecular Immunology
Applied Multivariate and Evolutionary Analysis of Paleontological Data
Molcular And Cellular Biology
Cellular and Molecular Biology of Pain
Paleommalogy
Advanced Topics in Medical Biochemistry
Enzyme Analysis
Human Nutrition
Techniques in Molecular Biology
Immunology
Microbial Physiology
Molecular Virology
Immunobiology of Infectious Disease
Graduate General Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Cardiovascular Physiology and Pharmacology
Environmental Toxins in the Brain
Neuroinflammation
Environmental Physiology
Neurophysiology
Graduate Seminar In Signal Transduction
Neuroethology
Genomics
Advanced Gross Anatomy
Field Techniques in Vertebrate Paleontology
Microbial Pathogenesis
Foundations in Medical Genetics, Molecular Biology and Development
Foundations in Medical Cell and Tissue Biology
Foundations in Medical Biochemistry
Foundations in Medical Pharmacology
Foundations in Medical Immunology
Foundations in Medical Microbiology
Critical Readings in Biomedical Sciences
Structure and Function of the Human Cardiovascular System
Structure and Function of the Human Gastrointestinal/Hepatic System
Biomedical Perspectives on Human Hematology
Structure and Function of the Human Musculoskeletal System
Structure and Function of the Human Renal System
Structure and Function of the Human Reproductive Systems and Reproductive Biology
Structure and Function of the Human Respiratory System
Biomedical Perspectives on Psychiatry
Structure and Function of the Human Endocrine System
Structure and Function of the Human Nervous System
Cornerstones of Graduate Biomedical Sciences
Advanced Vertebrate Paleontology
Paleohistology Techniques
Evolutionary Biomechanics
Hours Subtotal23
Total Hours32

General Graduate College Requirements

  • A minimum Grade-Point-Average of 3.00 is required
  • A minimum Grade of "C" is required in all degree applicable courses
  • No courses utilizing the Pass-No Pass grading system are permitted
  • GRAD 5082 or GRAD 5092 may not be used to meet degree requirements

Additional Graduate College Masters Degree Requirements

Plan I (coursework with thesis)

  • A minimum of 30 credit hours
    • A minimum of 24 coursework credit hours comprised of:
      • 6 research or creative component credit hours
      • 21 in-residence credit hours (maximum of 9 transfer hours with "B" or better)
      • 21 credit hours at 5000- or 6000-level

Plan II (coursework without thesis)

  • A minimum of 32 credit hours
    • A maximum of 3 credit hours of research or creative component
    • A minimum of 23 in-residence credit hours (maximum of 9 transfer credit hours with "B" or better)
    • A minimum of 21 credit hours at the 5000- or 6000-level