Biology MS, Cell and Molecular Biology Emphasis

This Master of Science in Biology with the Profession Science in Cellular and Molecular Biology emphasis requires a total of 32 credit hours, of which at least half must be at the 5000-level or above. Students will take 21 credit hours in Biology, 9 hours in business courses, and 2 credit hours of internship/practicum.  Professional Science students: 1) must take 2 seminars (4 credit hours total) of BIOL 6889 , 2) are limited to a maximum of 2 credit hours of Topics in Cellular and Molecular Biology (BIOL 5069 ) and 3) cannot count any hours of Graduate Research (BIOL 6905) as part of the 32 credit hour total.

Required Courses
BIOL 6889Graduate Seminar (must be taken twice)4
Choose three of the following:9-10
Advanced Molecular Biology
Advanced Molecular Genetics of Bacteria
Advanced Biotechnology Laboratory II
Advanced Cellular Basis of Disease
Advanced Nucleic Acid Structure and Function
Advanced Plant Biology and Biotechnology
Elective Courses in Biology7-8
Techniques in Biochemistry
Immunobiology
Topics In Cellular And Molecular Biology 1
Advanced Developmental Biology
Advanced Bacterial Pathogenesis
Advanced Molecular Biology
Advanced Molecular Genetics of Bacteria
Advanced Cellular Basis of Disease
Advanced Nucleic Acid Structure and Function
Advanced Plant Biology and Biotechnology
Advanced Virology
Advanced Topics in Biology (when relevant)
Required Internship or Practicum2
Practicum in Science in Business
Internship in Sciences in Business
Professional Science Business Electives9
Industrial and Organizational Psychology
Economics for Managers
Managerial Communication
Managing People in Organizations
Contemporary Marketing Concepts
Law, Ethics and Business
Total Hours32