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Second 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.

In addition to core requirements listed, students must complete a minimum of 24 credit hours in Laboratory Research and 4 credit hours in Research Thesis. Students must take a combination of additional elective, Laboratory Research, or Research Thesis credit hours to reach the minimum 88.5 credit hours required for graduation.

Summer Quarter

Total Minimum Quarter Credit Hours Required 12
Core Requirements
BMED 607 Journal Club 1
BMED  612 Good Laboratory Practice 1
BMED 682 Laboratory Research 1-10
BMED 693 Research Thesis 1-4
Total 12-16

Fall Quarter

Total Minimum Quarter Credit Hours Required 12
Core Requirements
BMED 608 Journal Club 1
BMED  611 Research Design and Statistics 3
BMED  510 Research Topics and Methods 2
BMED 683 Laboratory Research 1-10
BMED  690 Research Thesis 1-4
Total 12-13

Winter Quarter

Total Minimum Quarter Credit Hours Required 12
Core Requirements
BMED  609 Journal Club 1
BMED 614 Advanced Research Design and Statistics 3
BMED 684 Laboratory Research 1-10
BMED 691 Research Thesis 1-4
BMED  698 Research Seminar 1
Total 12-19

Spring Quarter

Total Maximum Quarter Credit Hours Required 12

Core Requirements
BMED 685 Laboratory Research 1-10
BMED 692 Research Thesis 1-4
Total 12-14

Elective courses with quarters to be determined

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Elective Courses
BMED  813 Writing for Publication 3
BMED  818 Grant Writing in the Health Sciences 3
BMED 891, 892 Advanced Topics I, II 1-3 credits each course
BMED 893 Special Topics 1-3
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