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The curriculum below is effective is for the 2020-21 academic year. More details can be found in the graduate catalog.

  Course number and name Credit Hours
     
Semester 1 Core Courses:  
  BIOL 5340 - Advanced Integrative Human Physiology I * 3
  BIOL 5505 - Ethical and Political Issues in Health Care 3
  BIOL 5520 - Great Ideas in Physiology 2
     
  Electives - Choose two of the following courses  
  (Cross-listed with 300 level Biology and Health Science electives)
  BIOL 5319 - Histology 3
  BIOL 5344/45/46 - Gross Anatomy 3
  BIOL 5354 - Immunology 3
  BIOL 5355 - Molecular Pharmacology 3
  BIOL 5360 - Physiological Regulory Systems: Endocrinology 3
  BIOL 5369 - Neurobiology 3
  BIOL 5371 - Molecular Biology 3
  BIOL 5591 - Special Topics as appropriate 3
     
Semester 2 Core Courses:  
  BIOL 5550 - Advanced Integrative Human Physiology II * 3
  BIOL 5566 - Essential Medical Biochemistry 3
  BIOL 5590 - Comprehensive Exam 1
     
  Electives - Choose three from the following courses  
  (Cross-listed with 300 level Biology and Health Science electives)
  BIOL 5325 - Biology of Complex Systems 3
  BIOL 5344/45/46 - Gross Anatomy 3
  BIOL 5547 - Medicinal Chemistry 3
  BIOL 5358 - Exercise Physiology 3
  BIOL 5359 - Pathophysiology 3
  BIOL 5383 - Principles of Infectious Diseases 3
  BIOL 5372 - Genomics and Bioinformatics 3
  BIOL 5387 - Neurophysiology 3
  BIOL 5408 - Microbiomes and Health 3
  BIOL 5577 - Cancer Biology  
  BIOL 5591 - Special Topics as appropriate 3
  BIOL 6600 - Professional Insights into Health Care 3
     
  Total Number of Credit Hours 30
     
  * These courses are designated as foundational, which means, a "B" or better is required to meet degree requirements.

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William R. Law, Ph.D.
Dean of the College of Science

Tonia Rucker, Assistant to the Dean
Email: trucker@ben.edu
Phone: (630) 829-6187
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Dean's Office Location:
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