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M.S. Degree Requirements

The M.S. in Biomolecular Sciences degree consists of 30 credits total, with 23 credits of formal course work and 7 credits of culminating activity.

Course Number and Title

Credits

Core Sequence
BMOL 601 Biomolecules I (4 cr.)
BMOL 602 Biomolecules II (4 cr.)
BMOL 603 Biophysical Instrumentation (4 cr.)
12
Additional Required Courses
BMOL 511 (BIOL 511) Advanced Cell Biology (3 cr.)
BMOL 516 Responsible Conduct of Research (1 cr.)
BMOL 598 Graduate Seminar (2 cr.)
BMOL 605 Current Scientific Literature (1 cr.)
PHYS 504 Molecular and Cellular Biophysics (4 cr.)
11
Culminating Activity
Additional graduate courses and a culminating activity chosen from one of the following options:
Project
BMOL 591 Project (7 cr.)
Thesis
BMOL 593 Thesis (7 cr.)
Comprehensive Examination (Ph.D. Track Only)
BMOL 606 Proposal Writing (2 cr.)
BMOL 607 Graduate Research Presentation (1 cr.)
BMOL 687 Doctoral Preliminary Examination (1 cr.)
BMOL 691 Doctoral Comprehensive Examination (1 cr.)
Approved electives (2 cr.)
7

TOTAL


30