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MS in Physiology and Biophysics Program Curriculum & Guidelines

Masters Program Code: 20FS1584MS
Anticipated length of Program: 2 years
Research-based Course Work First Year
Research Rotations Optional

Application and Guidelines

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MS Guidelines (April 2010)

First Year

Semester 1 - Course Title Credits Director
GCLS 500
Physiology
3 credits S. Popov
PHYB 598
Research
5 credits  
GC 470
Essentials for Animal Research
1 credit  
Students also take 1 out of these 3 Electives the First Semester
GCLS 501
Biochemistry
3 credits M. Simonovic
GCLS 502
Molecular Biology
3 credits W. Hendrickson, M. Frolov
GCLS 503
Cell Biology
3 credits R. Minshall, N. Segev
Semester 2 - Course Title Credits Director
PHYB 552
Applied Physiology
3 credits J. Kennedy
PHYB 598
Research
9 credits  
 

Second Year

Semester 1 - Course Title Credits Director
PHYB 586
Cell Physiology
3 credits M. O'Donnell
PHYB 598
Research
8 credits  
PHYB 591
Seminar in Physiology
1 credit (Required for every semester for remainder of program)
Semester 2 - Course Title    
PHYB 598
Research
8 credits  
PHYB 591
Seminar in Physiology
1 credit (Required for every semester for remainder of program)

 

Additional Notes and Requirements

Electives may be taken at the discretion of advisor.
Total of 32 hours post-baccalaureate is required. Remaining hours will be master's thesis research.
Seminar is required attendance during Year 2, but is optional Year 1 due to possible conflicts with core course hours.