Courses are chosen based on the individual student’s stated program goal and research (thesis/project) topic. Below is a list, organized by scientific topic, to serve as examples of courses which have been previously approved for study. This list is noninclusive and many other course options exist. For questions regarding course inclusion not listed here, please contact the program director.

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Biology (Cellular/Molecular/Genetics):
BIOL 5051 – Advanced Topics in Microbiology
BIOL 5064 – Advanced Cell Biology
BIOL 5103 – Behavioral Genetics
BIOL 5124 – Molecular Biology
BIOL 5134 – Human Genetics
BIOL 5144 – Medical Microbiology
BIOL 5550 – Cell Signaling

Biology (Physiology):
BIOL 5054 – Developmental Biology
BIOL 5074 – Human Reproductive Biology
BIOL 5165 – Neurobiology
BIOL 5465 – Cardiovascular Physiology
BIOL 5475 – Mechanisms of Human Pathology
BIOL 5621 – Immunology
BIOL 5675 – Mammalian Endocrinology

Biology (Ecology/Evolution/Organismic):
BIOL 5250 – Mechanisms of Animal Behavior
BIOL 5315 – Plant Systematics
BIOL 5335 – Plant Science
BIOL 5416 – Aquatic Ecology
BIOL 5450 – Marine Biology
BIOL 5640 – Mammalogy
BIOL 5974 – Evolution

Chemistry
CHEM 5110 – Advanced Analytical
CHEM 5310 – Advanced Organic
CHEM 5530 – Advanced Physical Chemistry
CHEM 5510 – Computational Chemistry
CHEM 5520 – Molecular Structure and Spectra
CHEM 5810 – General Biochemistry I
CHEM 5820 – General Biochemistry II

Mathematics:
MATH 5310 – Probability
MATH 5320 – Statistics
MATH 5390 – Game Theory
MATH 5660 – Numerical Analysis I
MATH 5661 – Numerical Analysis II
MATH 5718 – Applied Graph Theory
MATH 5733 – Partial Differential Equations
MATH 5791 – Continuous Modeling Check on this course
MATH 5830 – Applied Statistics
MATH 7665 – Numerical Linear Algebra

Physics
PHYS 4510 – Optics*
PHYS 4650 – Solid State Physics*
PHYS 4810 – Atomic and Molecular Physics*
PHYS 5351 – Bioelectromagnetism
PHYS 5980 – Advanced Physics Topics
*These courses are available at the 5000 level via MINS 5000

College of Engineering and Applied Sciences:

Computer Science
CSCI 5098 – Computer Science for Bioscientists
CSCI 5408 – Applied Graph Theory
CSCI 5542 – Neural Networks
CSCI 5610 – Computational Biology
CSCI 5667 – Introduction to Approximation Theory

Electrical Engineering
ELEC 5025 – Device Electronics
ELEC 5233 – Advanced Electromagnetic Fields
ELEC 5230 – Advanced Linear Systems
ELEC 5133 – Electromagnetic Radiation and Antennas
ELEC 5210 – Optimization Methods in Engineering