General Degree Plans

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Master of Science Degree Plan

Course Number Title SCH Semester to be Completed
BMSC 6201 Fundamentals of BMSC 1 2 Fall Year 1
BMSC 6202 Fundamentals of BMSC 2 2 Fall Year 1
BMSC 6203 Fundamentals of BMSC 3 2 Fall Year 1
BMSC 6204 Fundamentals of BMSC 4 2 Fall Year 1
BMSC 5150 Lab Rotations 1 Fall Year 1
BMSC 5150 Lab Rotations 1 Fall Year 1
BMSC 6200 Experimental Design and Biostatistics 2 Fall Year 1
Milestones by semester end: Major Professor, Change of Discipline 12 SCH 12 SCH
BMSC 5160 Biomedical Ethics 1 Spring Year 1
BMSC 5315 Principles of Scientific Communications 2 Spring Year 1
MIMG 5140 Seminar in Current Topics 1 Spring Year 1
BMSC 5998 Individual Research/Electives 3 Spring Year 1
MIMG 6301 Molecular Genetics 2 Spring Year 1
MIMG 6302 Medical Genetics 2 Spring Year 1
MIMG 5170 Journal Club in Genetics 1 Spring Year 1
Milestones by semester end: Advisory Committee, Degree Plan 12 SCH 24 SCH
Advanced Electives and/or Techniques Courses 0-5 Summer Year 1
BMSC 5998 Individual Research/Electives 1-6 Summer Year 1
6 SCH 30 SCH
BMSC 5998 Individual Research  4-10  Fall Year 1
MIMG  5140  Seminar in Current Topics  1  Fall Year 1
MIMG  5170  Journal Club in Genetics 1  Fall Year 1
Advanced Electives and/or Techniques Courses  2-6  Fall Year 1
 Milestones by semester end: Complete Research Proposal  12 SCH  42 SCH
BMSC 5395 Thesis 7 Until completed
MIMG 5140 Seminar in Current Topics 1 Until completed
MIMG 5170  Journal Club in Genetics  1  Until completed
9 SCH  TOTAL 51 SCH
Note: 42 SCH are accumulated at this point and, depending on the number of Individual Research hours vs. advanced course credits taken, graduation is mathematically possible (a maximum of XX SCH is counted toward the 30 SCH required for the degree). If degree requirements are not met, student continues to register for 9 SCH of Thesis (BMSC 5395), 1 SCH of Journal Club in Genetics (MIMG 5170), and 1 SCH of Seminar in Current Topics (MMED 5103) in each fall and spring semester or 6 SCH in each summer semester until requirements have been completed.

Doctor of Philosophy Degree Plan

Course Number Title SCH Semester to be Completed
BMSC 6201 Fundamentals of BMSC 1 2 Fall Year 1
BMSC 6202 Fundamentals of BMSC 2 2 Fall Year 1
BMSC 6203 Fundamentals of BMSC 3 2 Fall Year 1
BMSC 6204 Fundamentals of BMSC 4 2 Fall Year 1
BMSC 5150 Lab Rotations 1 Fall Year 1
BMSC 5150 Lab Rotations 1 Fall Year 1
BMSC 6200 Experimental Design and Biostatistics Fall Year 1
Milestones by semester end: Major Professor, Change of Discipline 12 SCH 12 SCH
BMSC 5160 Biomedical Ethics 1 Spring Year 1
BMSC 5315 Principles of Scientific Communications 2 Spring Year 1
MIMG 5140 Seminar in Current Topics 1 Spring Year 1
MIMG 5301 Molecular Genetics 2 Spring Year 1
MIMG 5302 Medical Genetics 2 Spring Year 1
MIMG 5170 Journal Club in Genetics  1
BMSC 6998 Individual Research 3 Spring Year 1
Milestones by semester end: Advisory Committee, Degree Plan 12 SCH 24 SCH
BMSC 6998 Individual Research 1-6 Summer Year 1
BMSC 6100 Advanced Electives and/or Techniques Courses 0-5 Summer Year 1
Milestones by semester end: Complete Oral Qualifying Exam 6 SCH 30 SCH
BMSC 6998 Individual Research 1-10 Fall Year 2
MIMG 5140 Seminar in Current Topics 1 Fall Year 2
MIMG 5170 Journal Club in Genetics  1 Fall Year 2
Elective Courses 0-10 Fall Year 2
Milestones by semester end: Complete Research Proposal (Advance to Candidacy) 12 SCH 42 SCH
MIMG 5140 Seminar in Current Topics 1 Spring Year 2
MIMG 5170 Journal Club in Genetics  1  Spring Year 2
BMSC 6998 Individual Research 1-7 Spring Year 2
Elective Courses 0-6 Spring Year 2
9 SCH 51 SCH
BMSC 6998 Individual Research 1-6 Summer Year 2
Elective Courses 0-6 Summer Year 2
6 SCH 57 SCH
BMSC 6395 Individual Research 1-7 Fall Year 3
MIMG 5140 Seminar in Current Topics 1 Fall Year 3
MIMG 5170 Journal Club in Genetics  1  Fall Year 3
Elective Courses 0-7 Fall Year 3
9 SCH 66 SCH
BMSC 6395 Individual Research 7 Spring Year 3
MIMG 5140 Seminar in Current Topics 1 Spring Year 3
MIMG 5170 Journal Club in Genetics  1 Spring Year 3
9 SCH 75 SCH
 BMSC  6395 Individual Research  1-6 Summer Year 3
Elective Courses  0-6 Summer Year 3
 6 SCH  81 SCH
 BMSC  6395  Individual Research  7  Fall Year 4
 MIMG  5140  Seminar in Current Topics  1  Fall Year 4
 MIMG  5170  Journal Club in Genetics  1  Fall Year 4
 9 SCH  90 SCH
 BMSC  6395  Individual Research  7  Spring Year 4
 MIMG  5140  Seminar in Current Topics  1  Spring Year 4
 MIMG  5170  Journal Club in Genetics  1  Spring Year 4
9 SCH 99 SCH
BMSC 6395 Doctoral Dissertation 6 Summer Year 4
6 SCH 105 SCH
BMSC 6395 Doctoral Dissertation 9 SCH Fall Year 5
Maintain enrollment until completed 9 SCH  114 SCH
Note:  If degree requirements are not met, student continues to register for 9 SCH of Doctoral Dissertation (BMSC 6395) in each fall and spring semester or 6 SCH in each summer semester until requirements have been completed.

 

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