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BMSC 2100 Careers in Biomedical Sciences
Credit Hours 2.0
Prerequisites BIOL 2107K and CHEM 1211K with grades of C or higher
Description

Topics include market and industry analyses, and development and integration of business and commercialization strategies in the setting of biomedical sciences/ translational medicine. Through guest speaker presentations, students will develop skills and knowledge necessary to evaluate the commercial viability of biomedical sciences/ products.

BMSC 4100 Experimental Approaches to Biomedical Research
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites BMSC 2100, BMSC 4310 and BIOL 3800 with grades of C or higher
Description

This course will discuss the technologies used in Biology to comprehend the bench side science and their relevance in clinical and industrial sectors. Biotechniques are indispensable for healthcare research and therapeutic development. However, they are equally significant for agricultural, industrial and environmental improvement. This course will introduce the commonly practiced techniques in biology research laboratories, will discuss the State-of the-Art techniques and will highlight the techniques with clinical and industrial applications.

BMSC 4200 Translational Immunology
Credit Hours 4.0
Prerequisites BMSC 4100 with a grade of C or higher
Description

Principles of immunobiology with emphasis on humoral and cellular immunity, immunochemical methods for detection, quantitation and study of humoral antibodies and immune cells.

BMSC 4310 Scientific Communication – CTW
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites BMSC 2100 with a grade of C or higher
Description

Students will learn the skills need for various types of scientific communications. Specifically, preparing and delivering effective scientific presentations is an important skill for students in the biological sciences. Students will develop strong oral presentation and communication skills both through oral and poster presentations. For written communication, students will learn general style requirements for scientific writing, necessary components for a writing a scholarly journal article, and about creating a grant proposal.

BMSC 4870 Honors Research Thesis
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites Good standing with the Honors College and consent of instructor
Description

Readings or research preparatory to honors thesis or project. Signature Experience course.

BMSC 4970 Selected Topics
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites BMSC 4100 with a grade of C or higher and consent of instructor
Description

Detailed examination of a selected area in biomedical sciences and enterprise. May be repeated for credit if topic is different.

BMSC 4980 Internship
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites BMSC 4100 with a grade of C or higher and consent of instructor
Description

An internship provides students the opportunity to explore career interests and understand the everyday tasks for a particular position. Students will be able to apply knowledge and skills learning in the classroom in a work environment. The experience also helps students gain a clearer sense of what they still need to learn and provides an opportunity to build professional networks. Students will receive hands-on experience in activities that require knowledge and skills related to the fields of biomedical science and enterprise. This course includes a Signature Experience component.

BMSC 4990 Independent Research
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites BMSC 4100 with a grade of C or higher and consent of instructor
Description

Independent research/laboratory investigation of common interest to student and instructor. This course contains a Signature Experience component.