Research CurriculumBiomedical Sciences
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Research Curriculum

For students interested in research, this program will help students develop knowledge and skills that prepare them for a position in research or in the biomedical industry. Students are required to take the following courses:

Required Courses

Course CodeDescription Number of Credits
BMS 505Biotechnology 3
BMS 507Basic Research Methodology 3
BIOE 521Laboratory Safety - Principles & Practices 3
BMS 527Biochem: Metabolic Pathways3
BMS 528Biochem: Molecular & Clin App3
BMS 553Health Law & Ethics 3
BIOE 671Lab Techniques & Instrumentation (Capstone)3
BMS 675 Research 3
BMS/BIOEElectives* 9

Elective Courses

*Elective Options: (minimum of 9 credits)

Course CodeDescription Number of Credits
BMS 501Biostatistics 3
BMS 510Pathophysiology 3
BMS 511Forensic Pathology 3
BMS 535Human Embryology 3
BMS 537Molecular Genetics 3
BMS 543Oral Pathology3
BMS 555Immunology 3
BMS 547Neuroanatomy w/ Lab 5
BMS 550Histology and Cell Biology w/ Lab4
BMS 563Neuroscience3
BMS 590Gross Anatomy w/ Lab 6
BMS 595Human Physiology w/ Lab 6
BMS 600Pathology 4
BMS 620Pharmacology 3
BMS 623Medical Microbiology3
BMS 635Nutrition 2
BMS 644Cancer Biology 3
BMS 648Epidemiology 3
BMS 665Advanced Study 1-3
BMS 670Seminar 2
BIOE 545Micro-Technique 3
BIO 603 Advanced Histotechnology3
BIOE 648Applied Biostatistics 3

NOTE: Students on the research track complete a capstone project and are not required to sit for the comprehensive examination.

Research track students will take courses at both the main campus in Miami Shores and the Biomedical Sciences campus in Hollywood.