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Degree Requirements - Masters

Degree Requirements - Master of Science in Cancer Biology

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IGPBS Courses

Year One

Course # Description  Hrs. Fall Semester
GSMC 850 Proteins and Metabolism 2 GSMC 850 Proteins and Metabolism 2
GSMC 851 Molecular Genetics 2 GSMC 851 Molecular Genetics 2
GSMC 852 Introduction to Biomedical Research I 2 GSMC 852 Introduction to Biomedical Research I 2
GSMC 853 Cellular Structure 2 GSMC 856 Introduction to Research Ethics 1
GSMC 854 Cell Communication 2 GSMC 857 Biographics 1
GSMC 855 Introduction to Biomedical Research II 2 GSMC 858 Introduction to Faculty Research 1
GSMC 856 Introduction to Research Ethics 1 CBIO 890 Master's Research in Cancer Biology 1 - 4
GSMC 857 Biographics 1   Total Credits 10-13
GSMC 858 Introduction to Faculty Research 1 Spring Semester
GSMC 853 Cellular Structure 2

CBIO Core Courses

GSMC 854 Cell Communication 2
Course # Description - CBIO Core Classes Hrs. GSMC 855 Introduction to Biomedical Research II 2
CBIO 800 Mech. of Tumor Develop.& Progress. 3 CBIO 890 Master's Research in Cancer Biology 1 - 4
CBIO 850 Cancer Center Seminar 1   Total Credits 7 -10
CBIO 860 Communicating Cancer Science 1 Summer Semester
CBIO 870 Analysis of Scientific Papers 1 CBIO 890 Master's Research in Cancer Biology 1 - 4
CBIO 890 Master's Research in Cancer Biology 1-10 Elective of interest - consult with advisor 1 - 3
CBIO 899 Master's Thesis in Cancer Biology 1-10   Total Credits 2-7
CBIO 900 Carcinogenesis and Cancer Biology 3

Year Two

Fall Semester

Sample of Elective Courses

CBIO 800 Mech. of Tumor Develop.& Progress. 3
Course # Description Hrs. CBIO 850 Cancer Center Seminar 1
ANAT 845 Graduate Histology 3 CBIO 860 Communicating Cancer Science 1
ANAT 868 Advanced Developmental Biology 2 CBIO 870 Analysis of Scientific Papers 1
BCHM 808 Methods for Analyzing Biomolecules 3 CBIO 890 Master's Research in Cancer Biology 1-10
BCHM 922 Advanced Molecular Genetics 3 Elective of interest - consult with advisor 1-3
BCHM 923 Protein Structure and Function 3   Total Credits 8-19
BIOS 714 Fundamentals of Biostatistics I 3 Spring Semester
BIOS 717 Fundamentals of Biostatistics II 3 CBIO 900 Carcinogenesis and Cancer Biology 3
CBIO 820 Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Signal Transduction in Cancer 2 CBIO 850 Cancer Center Seminar 1
DN 884 Diet, Physical Activity & Cancer 3 CBIO 860 Communicating Cancer Science 1
MICR 805 Teaching in Higher Education 3 CBIO 870 Analysis of Scientific Papers 1
MICR 808 Tumor Immunology 3 CBIO 890 Master's Research in Cancer Biology 1-10
PATH 803 Stem Cell Biology 2 Elective of interest - consult with advisor 1-3
PATH 804 Selected Topics in Signal Transduction 1   Total Credits 8-19
PATH 806 Epigenetics 2 Summer Semester
PHCL 761 General Principles of Pharmacology 1 CBIO 890 Master's Research in Cancer Biology 1-10
PHCL 765 Chemotherapy 1 Elective of interest - consult with advisor 1-3
  Total Credits 2-13
Total Credits Required for
Master's Degree - 46  or up to 100

Year Three

Fall Semester
CBIO 850 Cancer Center Seminar 1
CBIO 860 Communicating Cancer Science 1
CBIO 870 Analysis of Scientific Papers 1
CBIO 899 Master's Thesis in Cancer Biology 1-10
Elective of interest - consult with advisor 1-3
  Total Credits 5-16
Spring Semester
CBIO 850 Cancer Center Seminar 1
CBIO 860 Communicating Cancer Science 1
CBIO 870 Analysis of Scientific Papers 1
CBIO 899 Master's Thesis in Cancer Biology 1-10
  Total Credits 4-13
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