Masters Program

Functional Genomics

MR (non-thesis Masters)

Course Requirements (total of 30 credits)

  • Genomic Sciences Core (12 credits)
    • ST 590A: Intro. Bioinformatics (3 cr)
    • GN 735: Functional Genomics (3 cr)
    • GN 701: Molecular Genetics or BCH 703 Macromolecular Synthesis and Regulation (3 cr)
    • PP 810/PP 610: Genomics Journal Club (1 credit, to be taken twice)
    • GN 850: Professionalism and Ethics
  • Functional Genomics Core (18 credits)
    • ST 511: Experimental Statistics I (3 cr)
    • GN 702: Cellular and Developmental Genetics or BCH 705: Molecular Biology of the Cell (3 cr)
    • GN 703: Population & Quantitative Genetics or BCH 701: Macromolecular Structure (3 cr)
    • FG Category I Electives* (9 cr)

* Because of university requirements, FG Category I Electives can not be chosen from ST 590C, CSC 530, ST 512, ST 501, or ST 502. These courses can be taken as additional electives beyond the minimum 30 cr requirement, however.


MS (Masters with thesis)

Course Requirements (total of 36 credits)

  • Genomic Sciences Core (12 credits)
    • ST 590A: Intro. Bioinformatics (3 cr)
    • GN 735: Functional Genomics (3 cr)
    • GN 701: Molecular Genetics or BCH 703 Macromolecular Synthesis and Regulation (3 cr)
    • PP 810/PP 610: Genomics Journal Club (1 credit, to be taken twice)
    • GN 850: Professionalism and Ethics
  • Functional Genomics Core (18 credits)
    • ST 511: Experimental Statistics I (3 cr)
    • GN 702: Cellular and Developmental Genetics or BCH 705: Molecular Biology of the Cell (3 cr)
    • GN 703: Population & Quantitative Genetics or BCH 701: Macromolecular Structure (3 cr)
    • FG Category I Electives* (9 cr)
    • Thesis Research/Electives (6cr)

* Because of university requirements, FG Category I Electives can not be chosen from ST 590C, CSC 530, ST 512, ST 501, or ST 502. These courses can be taken as additional electives beyond the minimum 36 cr requirement, however.