The Medical Biology concentration provides students with a deep understanding of physiological systems and the mechanisms that underlie various disorders and disease pathologies.

Graduate Assistantships are NOT available for students enrolled in the MA program.

Program Requirements

Major Requirements

 

BSCI 50196

INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATION (repeated for 6 credit hours total) 1

6

BSCI 60104

BIOLOGICAL STATISTICS

4

BSCI 60110

CAREERS AND PROFESSIONAL SKILLS FOR BIOLOGISTS

2

BSCI 60184

RESPONSIBLE CONDUCT IN RESEARCH AND TEACHING-BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

2

BSCI 60191

SEMINAR IN BIOLOGY (repeated for 2 credit hours total) 2

2

   

Concentration Requirements (choose from the following):

6

BSCI 50148

PRINCIPLES OF INFECTIOUS DISEASE

 

BSCI 50150

MOLECULAR MECHANISMS OF DISEASE: CANCER

 

BSCI 50151

MECHANISMS OF DISEASE: OBESITY AND RELATED METABOLIC DISEASES

 

BSCI 50152

MOLECULAR MECHANISMS OF DISEASE: NEUROLOGICAL DISORDERS

 

BSCI 50154

DIABETES AND CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE

 

BSCI 50460

ADVANCED HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY

 

Concentration Electives (choose from the following):

9-10

BSCI 50143

EUKARYOTIC CELL BIOLOGY

 

BSCI 50146

DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY

 

BSCI 50147

DEVELOPMENTAL NEUROBIOLOGY

 

BSCI 50148

PRINCIPLES OF INFECTIOUS DISEASE

 

BSCI 50150

MOLECULAR MECHANISMS OF DISEASE: CANCER

 

BSCI 50151

MECHANISMS OF DISEASE: OBESITY AND RELATED METABOLIC DISEASES

 

BSCI 50152

MOLECULAR MECHANISMS OF DISEASE: NEUROLOGICAL DISORDERS

 

BSCI 50154

DIABETES AND CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE

 

BSCI 50157

NEUROBIOLOGY OF DRUG ADDICTION

 

BSCI 50174

IMMUNOLOGY

 

BSCI 50431

NEUROENDOCRINOLOGY

 

BSCI 50432

ENDOCRINOLOGY

 

BSCI 50450

BIOLOGICAL CLOCKS

 

BSCI 50460

ADVANCED HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY

 

BSCI 50462

ADVANCED HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY: READINGS AND CASE STUDIES

 

BSCI 50517

MEDICAL HISTOLOGY

 

BSCI 50519

HORMONES AND BEHAVIOR

 

BSCI 60145

MEDICAL GENOMICS

 

BSCI 60200

FOUNDATIONS OF NEUROSCIENCE

 

HED 64050

HEALTH BEHAVIOR

 

PHIL 50005

HEALTH CARE ETHICS

 

SOC 62332

SOCIAL CONTROL OF MENTAL ILLNESS

 

Minimum Total Credit Hours:

31

Certification Rules

K-12 teachers holding or pursuing a teaching certificate who are working on the Biology MA must take at least 18 hours of biological sciences courses. Students holding a bachelor’s degree without K-12 teacher certification must take at least 23 hours of biological science courses.

MA program has continuous enrollment. Click here to apply.