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Curriculum

All students are required to:

  • Complete a minimum of 30 credits
  • Achieve 3.0 or higher grade point average in order to graduate
  • Attend the Molecular CMBS/Toxicology MS Professor Rounds in their first semester

A) Non-Thesis Option

  • GPLS 601 - Core Course Mechanisms in Biomedical Sciences (8 credits)
  • CIPP 907 - Responsible Conduct of Research (1 credit)
  • TOXI 609, Section 07 - Laboratory Rotations (2 x 1 credit suggested, 6 credits max)
  • GPLS 607 - Principles of Pharmacology (3 credits)
  • GPLS 618 - Seminar in Toxicology (3 credits)
  • GPLS 623 - Molecular Toxicology (3 credits)
  • GPLS 630 - Fundamentals of Biostatistics (or equivalent) (3 credits)

In addition to these required courses, students will take elective courses in an area of emphasis, such as physiology, pharmacology, or molecular and cell biology. Students will work with the faculty director of the MS program to choose a course of study that forms a coherent structure and provides advanced expertise in the chosen area of emphasis.

B) Thesis Option

  • GPLS 601 - Core Course Mechanisms in Biomedical Sciences (8 credits)
  • CIPP 907 - Responsible Conduct of Research (1 credit)
  • TOXI 609, Section 07 - Laboratory Rotations (2 x 1 credit suggested, 6 credits max)
  • GPLS 607 - Principles of Pharmacology (3 credits)
  • GPLS 618 - Seminar in Toxicology (3 credits)
  • GPLS 623 - Molecular Toxicology (3 credits)
  • GPLS 630 - Fundamentals of Biostatistics (or equivalent) (3 credits)
  • TOXI 799, Section 02 - Master’s Thesis Research (6 credits min, 18 credits max, 1-6 per semester)

In addition to these required courses, students will take elective courses in an area of emphasis, such as physiology, pharmacology, molecular and cell biology, genetics or genomics. Students will work with their thesis advisor and the faculty director of the MS program to choose a course of study that forms a coherent structure and provides advanced expertise in the chosen area of emphasis.

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