CENTER OF EXCELLENCE IN BIOMARKER RESEARCH & INDIVIDUALIZED MEDICINE (SCHOOL OF BRIM)

SUGGESTED COURSE OPTIONS

Students are likely to have diverse backgrounds.  For example, some might have a background in computer science or statistics, while others may have a background in the biological sciences. The same core courses are taken by all students.  However, the electives chosen will be different.  

BUSINESS SELECTIVES
For the MSBS in BIPG, up to two of the following College of Business & Innovation courses may be used as electives, if your Thesis Committee agrees.

HURM6700  HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT  3cr  (Fall & Summer- Both Online)  UT Department of Management 
A survey of the functions and current trends in human resources management.  Special emphasis on research methods, tools and techniques for in-depth understanding of problems and challenges faced by medium-sized firms.

HURM6720  ADVANCED NEGOTIATIONS AND CONFLICT RESOLUTION  3cr  (Fall & Spring)  UT Department of Management 
This course is designed to improve students' skills in all phases of negotiation and conflict resolution strategies and techniques.  The course is based on a series of simulated negotiations in a variety of contexts.

HURM6730  PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT  3cr  (Fall & Spring)   UT Department of Management  
This course is designed to provide practical working knowledge of the processes of setting expectations, monitoring performance, coaching and developing employees, and assessing and rewarding good performance in rapidly changing organizations

MGMT6150  LEADING AND DEVELOPING YOURSELF  3cr  (Fall)   UT Department of Management   
The course explores how one's own leadership competencies can be developed and applied most effectively in a variety of situations.

MGMT6160  LEADING WITH POWER AND INFLUENCE  3cr  (Fall)   UT Department of Management
The primary focus of this course is the effective use of political and social influence in organizations. This course will develop the ability to recognize, analyze, and apply sources of power and influence beyond formal authority.

MOLECULAR SELECTIVES
The Molecular Selective will be selected from the following courses offered by various departments at UT and BGSU.  The course selected will depend on availability, scheduling and student background, with approval of the student's advisor, and Thesis Committee.  Note that tuition for any courses designated as Undergraduate courses (course number <5000) will have to be paid for by the student.

BMSP6310  SYSTEMS PATHOPHYSIOLOGY I:  2.5cr  (Spring: 1st half of term)   UT Biomedical Sciences Program
The course will cover the fundamentals and current research efforts in biomedical sciences, emphasizing diseases of the cardiovascular, immune, and nervous systems, as well as metabolic and infectious diseases. 

BMSP6320  SYSTEMS PATHOPHYSIOLOGY II:  2.5cr  (Spring: 2nd half of term)   UT Biomedical Sciences Program
The course will cover the fundamentals and current research efforts in biomedical sciences, emphasizing diseases of the cardiovascular, immune and nervous systems, as well as metabolic and infectious diseases.

BMSP6330  CURRENT PROBLEMS AND RESEARCH APPROACHES IN PROTEIN STRUCTURE  2.5cr  (Fall)   UT Biomedical Sciences Program
The course will cover principles of protein structure/function relationships in proteins, protein folding, ligand-protein interactions and mechanism of enzyme-catalyzed reactions. Special emphasis will be given to the present-day research.

BMSP6380  METHODS IN BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES  3cr  (Fall)  UT Biomedical Sciences Program
This course will cover the basic principles and applications, of sate-of-the-art technology in molecular biology, protein chemistry, and studies with culture cells, tissue explants and transgenic animal models.

CHEM8980 Section 001   SPECIAL TOPICS IN CHEMISTRY: MOLECULAR MODELING   1-4cr   (Fall & Spring)
UT Department of Chemistry    
Discussions of newly-developing areas in chemistry research.

PUBH6130  MOLECULAR EPIDEMIOLOGY  3cr  (Fall)   UT Dept. Public Health/Preventative Medicine
The course focuses on the application of epidemiological techniques to the study of effects of occupational and environmental exposures.

PUBH6180/8180   CANCER EPIDEMIOLOGY   3cr   (Fall - Online)   UT Dept. Public Health/Preventative Medicine
Focuses on a number of cancers, including the most incident cancers in the United States. Provides a broad overview of cancer epidemiology, and basic substantive knowledge regarding many cancers and their risk factors, prevention and biology and pathogen.

BGSU:  BIOL5660  BGSU  GENOMICS  Graduate Students  3cr  (Spring)  BGSU College of Arts/Sciences
A contemporary analysis of the molecular biological and bioinformatic methods for the study of complete genomes of organisms.

PUBH6070 GENETIC EPIDEMIOLOGY  3cr   (Summer)  UT Department of Public Health and Preventative Medicine
Introduces genetic epidemiology methods, principles of population genetics including linkage and association studies used in assessing familial aggregation, and transmission patterns for identifying the genetic basis of common diseases. 

BGSU:  CHEM6940  WORKSHOP ON CURRENT TOPICS IN CHEMISTRY  1-4cr  (Spring) Taught on demand; Arrange with Instructor.   BGSU College of Arts/Sciences
Workshop on current topics and issues within discipline: topics vary from semester to semester.

PROGRAMMING SELECTIVES
The Advanced Programming Selective will be selected from the following courses offered by various departments at UT and BGSU.  The course selected will depend on availability, scheduling and student background, with approval of the student's advisor and Thesis Committee.  Note that tuition for courses designated as undergraduate courses will have to be paid for by the student.

CSET4100   SERVER-SIDE PROGRAMMING  3cr  (Fall & Summer - Both Online)   UT Computer Science & Engineering Technology
Covers Common Gateway Interface (CGI) programming on the Internet using the most popular scripting languages.  Topics include client-side programs, server-side programs, distributed database creation and searching.  Prerequisite: Junior standing.

INFS3380  WEB APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT I  3cr   (Spring - Classroom only: Summer - Classroom & Online)  UT Department of Information Systems, Marketing, E-Commerce & Sales
An introduction to business application program development on the web using contemporary technologies with emphasis on client-side applications. Implications of information technology projects on organizations will be discusses. Prerequisite: INFS 3150

PUBH6110  CATEGORICAL DATA ANALYSIS  3cr   (Summer)   UT Dept. Public Health and Preventative Medicine
This course introduces the theory and application of methods for categorical data, with emphasis on biomedical and public health applications.  Topics include contingency tables, log-linear, logistic regression and Raush models, multivariate methods for matched pairs and longitudinal data.  The methods are illustrated with SAS and/or SPSS, R.

DATABASE MANAGEMENT SELECTIVES
The Database Management Selective will be selected from the following courses offered by various departments at UT and BGSU.  The course selected will depend on availability, scheduling and student background, with approval of the student's advisor and Thesis Committee.  Note that tuition for courses designated as undergraduate courses will have to be paid for by the student.

BGSU:  CS5620   DATABASE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS   3cr  (Spring)   BGSU Department of Computer Science
Semantic models for conceptual and logical design of databases. Detailed study of relational systems: design, dependency, and normal forms. Use of interactive and embedded query languages. Overview of topics such as database connectivity, security, and object-oriented systems. Prerequisites: Admission to MS in CS program, or consent of department, plus CS202 or equivalent.

EECS 5560 DATABASE SYSTEMS I   3cr   (Fall)   UT Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
The following topics are covered: relational database modeling, query languages, design issues and implementation issued of databases. An appropriate database language is introduced and used to demonstrate principles. Prerequisite: EECS1510

CMPT1420 MICROSOFT ACCESS DATABASE APPLICATIONS   2cr   (Fall & Spring - Both Online)    UT Department of Business Technology
Hands-on analysis of the use of Access in solving business problems with an emphasis on the entering, updating, manipulating, storing and retrieving of information.   

Last Updated: 10/18/16