Applied Genomics – Requirements

Degree requirements are at least 33 credits of course work. Credits are selected from an approved menu of courses as follows: 18 credits in conceptual course options, 8 credits in practical coursework (laboratory or research experience) and 7 credits in professional master’s cohort courses (communication skills, Frontiers seminars, business practices, internship). Courses are periodically modified to reflect new offerings or changing scientific emphasis.

A. Conceptual Course Options (minimum 18 credits selected from the following)
____ MCB 3211 Cancer Cell Biology and Genetics (3 credits) S
____ MCB 4211 Basic Immunology (3 credits) F
____ MCB 4219 Developmental and Regenerative Biology (3 credits) F
____ MCB 4416 Forensic Applications of DNA Science (3 credits) F
____ MCB 5210 Molecular Endocrinology (3 credits) F
____ MCB 5217 Biosynthesis of Nucleic Acids and Proteins (3 credits) F
____ MCB 5240 Virology (3 credits) S
____ MCB 5299 Current Topics in Cell Biology (1 credit) F, S
____ MCB 5426 Genetic Engineering and Functional Genomics (3 credits) S
____ MCB 5445 Genome Dynamics and Epigenetics (3 credits) S, Alternate Years
____ MCB 5452 Problems in the Genetics of Eukaryotes (3 credits) F, S, Alternate Years, Odd
____ MCB 5454 Molecular Aspects of Genetics (2 credits) S
____ MCB 5471 Current Topics in Molecular Evolution and Systemics (1 credit) S, Alternate Years, Odd
____ MCB 5681 Mechanisms of Bacterial Pathogenicity (3 credits) F
____ MCB 5896 Investigation of Special Topics – Concepts of Genetic Analysis (3 credits) S
____ MCB 5899 Graduate Seminar (1 credit, R) F, S
____ EEB 5333 Evolutionary Developmental Biology (3 credits) F, Alternate Years, Odd
____ EEB 5348 Population Genetics (3 credits) S, Alternate Years, Odd
____ EEB 5349 Phylogenetics (4 credits) S, Alternate Years, Even
____ EEB 5449 Evolution (3 credits) F, Alternate Years, Even
____ KINS 6094 Seminar – Inherited Metabolic Disorders (3 credits)
____ PHAR 4000 Pharmacogenomics (3 credits) S
____ PHAR 5471 Advanced Pharmacology I: Basic Principles (3 credits)
____ PHAR 5472 Advanced Pharmacology II: Drug Disposition (2 credits)
____ PHAR 6455 Advanced Toxicology (4 credits)
____ PHAR 6484 Cutaneous Differentiation – Molecular Mechanisms and Cellular Processes (3 credits)
____ PLSC 3230 Biotechnology—Science, Application, Impact, Perception (3 credits) F
____ PNB 3260 Stem Cell Biology (3 credits) S
____ PNB 5390 Membrane Transport in Health and Disease (3 credits) S, Alternate Years, Odd
____ PNB 5396 Investigation of Special Topics (3 credits)
____ STAT 5005 Introduction to Applied Statistics (3 credits)
____ STAT 5315 Analysis of Experiments (3 credits)
____ Other: _________________________(Requires prior approval from Applied Genomics program director.)

B. Practical Coursework Options (minimum 8 credits selected from the following)
____ MCB 5427 Laboratory Techniques in Functional Genomics (1 credit, D) F, S, Su, W
____ MCB 5430 Analysis of Eukaryotic Functional Genomic Data (3 credits) F, S
____ MCB 5670 Theory and Practice of Laboratory Techniques in Microbiology (1 credit, D) Su, W
____ MCB 5671 Advanced Theory and Practice of Laboratory Techniques in Microbiology (2 credits, D) Su, W
____ MCB 5672 Applied Bioinformatics (1 credit) F, Su
____ MCB 6897 Research (1-6 credits) F, S, Su
____ Other: _________________________(Requires prior approval from Applied Genomics program director.)

C. Professional Master’s Cohort Courses (minimum 7 credits selected from the following)
____ MCB 5480 Frontiers in Applied Genomics (1 credit, R) F
____ MCB 5490 Industrial Insights (1 credit, D) F, S, Su
____ MCB 5491 Professional Development Seminar (1 credit, R) F, S
____ GRAD 5900 Special Topics in Graduate Education – Professional Writing and Communication Skills (1 credit) F, S
____ GRAD 5910 Responsible Conduct in Research: Genomics and Life Sciences (1 credit) S
____ GRAD 5930 Full-Time Directed Studies (Master’s Level) – Internship (3 credits, Internship) F, S, Su
____ Other: _________________________(Requires prior approval from Applied Genomics program director.)

R = May be repeated for credit
D = Different sections may be taken for repeat credit

Note: Only 6 credits total of 3000 and 4000 level courses may be applied to the graduate degree.