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Program overview

A minimum of 30 credits and either a Master’s Literature Review or a Master’s Thesis are required. Students in this program may seek out any member of the Graduate Faculty to supervise their literature review or their Master’s thesis research. Elective credits may be earned by passing didactic graduate courses offered by any of the Graduate School departments. 

Plan A:  
Required Courses  
General Biochemistry I & II (BCHM 1010, 1020) 8 credits
Mammalian Physiology I & II (PHYM 1010, 1020) 8 credits
Cell Biology (CBAM 1360) 3 credits
Frontiers in Science I & II (BMSM 7101, 7102) 2 credits
Master's Independent Study (PHYM 9700) 1 credit
Master's Literature Review (PHYM 9750) 0 credits
Electives (didactic credits only) 8 credits
   
TOTAL 30 credits

  

Plan B:  
Required Courses  
General Biochemistry I & II (BCHM 1010, 1020) 8 credits
Mammalian Physiology I & II (PHYM 1010, 1020) 8 credits
Cell Biology (CBAM 1360) 3 credits
Frontiers in Science I & II (BMSM 7101, 7102) 2 credits
Master's Thesis Research (PHYM 9800) 1-5 credits
Master's Thesis (PHYM 9850) 0 credits
Electives (didactic credits only) 4-9 credits
   
TOTAL 30 credits