Curriculum Map

2-Year Program

Thesis Option - Molecular Biochemistry Track 

Year 1 - Fall Semester

CORE (required courses)

BIOC 6221 – Proteins, Pathways and Human Health (4 credits)

BIOC 6223 – Bioinformatics (2 credits)

BIOC 6224 - Methods in Molecular Biology and Protein Analysis (3 credits)

Spring Semester

BIOC 6222 - Biochemical Genetics and Medicine (3 credits)

BIOC 6227 – Biochemistry Seminar (1 credit)

BIOC 6260 - Biotechnology of Lipids and Carbohydrates (3 credit)

Electives – 2 credits

Year 2 – Fall Semester

CORE (required courses)

BIOC 6227 – Biochemistry Seminar (1 credit)

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 6224 - Methods in Molecular Biology and Protein Analysis (3 credits)

BIOC 6227 - Biochemistry Seminar (1 credit)

Elective - 2 credits

Spring Semester

BIOC 6222 - Biochemical Genetics and Medicine (3 credits)

BIOC 6227 - Biochemistry Seminar (1 credit)

BIOC 6260 - Biotechnology of Lipids and Carbohydrates (3 credits)

Electives - 6 credits

Summer Semester (6 credits)

BIOC 6295 - Research (2 creditsand/or

BIOC 6298 - Advanced Reading (1 to 6 credits)

TOTAL CREDITS - 30