M.S. Degree in Biochemistry & Biotechnology, non-thesis option

Required (15 credit hours):

Chem 4722 Advanced Biochemistry (3 credit hours)

Chem 5774 Bioinformatics (3 credit hours) or

Biol 5436 Applied Bioinformatics (3 credit hours)

Biol 6615 Advanced Biotechnology Laboratory II (4 credit hours)

Biol 6602 Advanced Molecular Biology (3 credit hours) or

Biol 6608 Advanced Synthetic Biology (3 credit hours)

Biol 6889 Graduate Seminar (2 credit hours)


Electives (15 credit hours):

Chem 4733 Biochemistry Laboratory (2 credit hours)

Chem 4764 Interdisciplinary Topics in Biochemistry (3 credit hours)

Chem 4772 Physical Biochemistry (3 credit hours)

Chem 5794 Special Topics in Biochemistry (1-3 credit hours)

Chem 6787 Problem Seminar in Biochemistry (1 credit hour)

Chem 6905 Graduate Research (1-5 credit hours)**

Biol 4842 Immunobiology (3 credit hours)

Biol5069 Topics in Cellular and Molecular Biology (1 credit hour)

Biol 6442 Advanced Developmental Biology (3 credit hours)

Biol 6550 Advanced Bacterial Pathogenesis (3 credit hours)

Biol 6602 Advanced Molecular Biology (3 credit hours)

Biol 6608 Advanced Synthetic Biology (3 credit hours)

Biol 6622 Advanced Cellular Basis of Disease (3 credit hours)

Biol 6632 Advanced Nucleic Acid Structure and Function (3 credit hours)

Biol 6642 Advanced Plant Biology and Biotechnology (3 credit hours)

Biol 6652 Advanced Virology (3 credit hours)

Biol 6699 Graduate Internship in Biotechnology (1-4 credit hours)

Biol 6889 Graduate Seminar (2 credit hours)

Biol 6905 Graduate Research (1-5 credit hours)**

Biol 6920 Topics in Biology (2-5 credit hours), when relevant


**Maximum of 5 credit hours total between Chem 6905 and Biol 6905 Graduate Research courses

For Thesis option, can take up to 12 credit hours of Chem 6905/Biol 6905 Graduate Research