College of Health Sciences

Glendale, AZ Campus

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 Required12
Core Requirements
ANAT 503Human Anatomy with Laboratory4
BMED  510 Research Topics and Methods2
BMED  519 Laboratory Rotation1.5
BMED  550 Biochemistry3
BMED  554 Molecular Cell Biology3
PHYS  1571 Human Physiology I4
Total13.5-17.5
Elective Course Options
BMED  805 Medical Terminology2
BMED  808 Learning Styles and Assessment1
BMED  821 Emerging Infectious Diseases1
BMED  845 Oncology3
BMED  871 Medicinal Chemistry I1.5
Total-

Winter Quarter

Total Minimum Quarter Credit Hours Required12
Core Requirements
BMED 505Journal Club1
BMED  512 Research Literature Review2
BMED  524 Immunology2
BMED 525Microbiology I2
BMED 574Pharmacology I3
BMED  580Laboratory Research1
HIST  502Histology2
PHYS  1582 Human Physiology II4
Total13-22
Elective Course Options
BIOC  850 Nutritional Biochemistry3
BMED  516 Introduction to Medical Ethics2
BMED 830Topics in Cardiovascular Sciences3
BMED  834 Embryology3
BMED  870 Drug Literature Evaluation1.5
BMED  872 Medicinal Chemistry II1.5
BMED  876 Pharmacognosy2
BMED  878 Drugs of Addiction2
Total-

Spring Quarter

Total Minimum Quarter Credit Hours Required12
Core Requirements
BMED 506Journal Club1
BMED 515Research Protocol2
BMED 526Microbiology II4
BMED  541 Genetics3
BMED 575Pharmacology II4
BMED 581Laboratory Research1-5
Total12-21
Elective Course Options
BMED  801 Health Career Planning2
BMED 828Public Health and Epidemiology3
BMED  863 Neuroscience3
BMED 865Pathophysiology2
BMED  873 Medicinal Chemistry III1.5
PSCI  1306 Dangerous Plants and Animals1.5
Total-