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First Year Curriculum

Master of Biomedical Sciences Degree Program

Sample curriculum, course credits, and sequencing. Not all electives are offered every year.

MWU/CHS Biomedical Sciences Program reserves the right to alter its curriculum however and whenever it deems appropriate.

First year elective courses are also available to second year students.

Fall Quarter

Total Minimum Quarter Credit Hours Required 12
Core Requirements
ANAT 503 Human Anatomy with Laboratory 4
BMED  510 Research Topics and Methods 2
BMED  519 Laboratory Rotation 1.5
BMED  550 Biochemistry 3
BMED  554 Molecular Cell Biology 3
PHYS  1571 Human Physiology I 4
Total 13.5-17.5
Elective Course Options
BMED  805 Medical Terminology 2
BMED  808 Learning Styles and Assessment 1
BMED  821 Emerging Infectious Diseases 1
BMED  834 Embryology 3
BMED  845 Oncology 3
BMED  871 Medicinal Chemistry I 1.5
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Winter Quarter

Total Minimum Quarter Credit Hours Required 12
Core Requirements
BMED 605 Journal Club 1
BMED  512 Research Literature Review 2
BMED  524 Immunology 2
BMED 525 Microbiology I 2
BMED 574 Pharmacology I 3Core Sequence 3 for the MBS program
BMED  680 Laboratory Research 1
HIST  502 Histology 2
PHYS  1582 Human Physiology II 4
Total 13-22
Elective Course Options
BIOC  850 Nutritional Biochemistry 3
BMED 830 Topics in Cardiovascular Sciences 3
BMED  834 Embryology 3
BMED  872 Medicinal Chemistry II 1.5
BMED  876 Pharmacognosy 2
BMED  878 Drugs of Addiction 2
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Spring Quarter

Total Minimum Quarter Credit Hours Required 12
Core Requirements
BMED 515 Research Protocol 2
BMED 526 Microbiology II 4
BMED  541 Genetics 3
BMED 575 Pharmacology II 4
BMED 606 Journal Club 1
BMED 681 Laboratory Research 1-5
Total 12-21
Elective Course Options
BMED  801 Health Career Planning 2
BMED 828 Public Health and Epidemiology 3
BMED  863 Neuroscience 3
BMED 865 Pathophysiology 2
BMED  873 Medicinal Chemistry III 1.5
PSCI  1306 Dangerous Plants and Animals 1.5
Total -