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Sample Curriculum

Master of Biomedical Sciences Program

Total Credit Hours for Sample Curriculum: 88-90

First Year

Total: 43
Fall Quarter
BISC 0512 Fundamentals of Research 3
BISC 0526 Research Design and Methodology 3
BISC 0530 Professional Development 1
BIOC 1551 Biochemistry I 3.5
PHYS 1510 Human Physiology I 3.5
Total 14
Winter Quarter
BISC 0527 Principles of Biostatistics 3
BIOC 1552 Biochemistry II 4.5
MICR 0599 Molecular Immunology 3
PHYS 1511 Human Physiology II 3.5
Total 14
Spring Quarter
BISC 0520 Ethics of Research and Experimentation 2
BISC 0528 Literature Review 2
BISC 0560 Laboratory Research for Thesis 3
BISC 0580 Pathophysiology 4
MICR 0583 Medical Microbiology 4
Total 15

Second Year

Total: 43-47
Summer Quarter
BISC 0610 Thesis Proposal 3
BISC 0635 Advanced Topics/Journal Club 3
BISC  0660 Laboratory Research for Thesis 3
BISC 0850 Intestinal Bacteria in Health and Disease 2
PHYS 1637 Exercise Physiology 3
Total 12-14
Fall Quarter
BISC 0653 Seminar in the Biomedical Sciences 1
BISC  0661 Laboratory Research for Thesis 4
PHAR 1410 Pharmacologic Aspects of Drug Abuse 2
PHAR 1641 Pharmacology I 4
PSCI 1375 Vitamins, Minerals and Nutritional Support 2
Total 12
Winter Quarter
BISC 0636 Advanced Topics/Journal Club 1-3
BISC  0662 Laboratory Research for Thesis 4
BISC 0654 Seminar in the Biomedical Sciences 1
PHAR 1642 Pharmacology II 4
Total 9-11
Spring Quarter
BISC  0663 Laboratory Research for Thesis 3
BISC 0680 Thesis 4
PSCI 1371 Alternative Therapies and Natural Products 3
Total 10