Curriculum Map

2-Year Program

Thesis Option -  Bioinformatics Track

Year 1 - Fall Semester

CORE (required courses)

  • BIOC 6221 – Proteins, Pathways and Human Health (4 credits)
  • BIOC 6223 – Bioinformatics (2 credits)
  • BIOC 6227 – Biochemistry Seminar (1 credit)
  • BIOC 6236 – Medical Genomics (2 credits)

Spring Semester

  • BIOC 6222 - Biochemical Genetics and Medicine (3 credits)
  • BIOC 6237 – Proteomics and Biomarker Discovery (2 credits)
  • BIOC 6240 – Next Generation Sequencing Technologies: Principles and Applications (2 credits)

Year 2 – Fall semester

CORE (required courses)

  • BIOC 6227 – Biochemistry Seminar (1 credit)
  • BIOC 6242 – Bioscience Big Data Statistics (2 credits)
  • BIOC 6998– Thesis (3 credits)
  • Electives – 5 credits
  • Spring Semester

  • BIOC 6999 – Thesis (3 credits)

TOTAL CREDITS – 30


Non-Thesis Option

Substitute for BIOC 6998-6999 (6 credits), either

  • BIOC 6295 - Research (2 credits) and/or
  • BIOC 6298 - Advanced Reading (1 to 6 credits)

Accelerated 1-Year Program (Non-thesis)

Fall Semester

CORE (required courses)

  • BIOC 6221 - Proteins, Pathways and Human Health (4 credits)
  • BIOC 6223 - Bioinformatics (2 credits)
  • BIOC 6227 - Biochemistry Seminar (1 credit)
  • BIOC 6236 - Medical Genomics (2 credits)
  • BIOC 6242 - Bioscience Big Data Statistics (2 credits)
  • Elective - 1 credits

Spring Semester

  • BIOC 6222 - Biochemical Genetics and Medicine (3 credits)
  • BIOC 6227 - Biochemistry Seminar (1 credit)
  • BIOC 6237 - Proteomics and Biomarker Discovery (2 credits)
  • BIOC 6240 - Next Generation Sequencing Technologies: Principles and Applications (2 credits)
  • Elective - 4 credits

Summer Semester (6 credits)

  • BIOC 6295 - Research (2 creditsand/or
  • BIOC 6298 - Advanced Reading (1 to 6 credits)

TOTAL CREDITS - 30