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BMS 500 Mammalian Physiology I (4 cr)
Cell physiology of nerve, skeletal, cardiac and smooth muscle with an emphasis on how cellular functions integrate into system behaviors.

BMS 501 Mammalian Physiology II (4 cr)
Respiratory, renal, digestive, endocrine, metabolic and reproductive function.

BMS 503 Developmental Neurobiology (3 cr)
Molecular mechanisms involved in development of nervous system including differentiation, growth, pathfinding and synaptogenesis.

BMS 505 Neuronal Circuits, Systems and Behavior (3 cr)
Anatomical and physiological organizations of the nervous system.

  • Coordinator: Dr. Jozsef Vigh
  • Offered: Spring

BMS 521 Comparative Reproductive Physiology (3 cr)
A comparative overview of reproduction in vertebrates (focusing on mammals) emphasizing both conserved and species-specific aspects of physiology.

BMS 531 Domestic Animal Dissection (3 cr)
Dissection of domestic animals.

BMS 545 Neuroanatomy (5 cr)
Nervous system structure and function presented from a systems perspective; applied and comparative aspects are emphasized.

BMS 575 Human Anatomy Dissection (4 cr)
Regional approach to human gross anatomy through laboratory dissection of human cadaver.

BMS 610A Managing a Career in Science (1 cr)
Survival skills for coursework master’s degree. How to succeed in science, including writing, teaching, speaking; finding the right job.

BMS 619 Advanced Human Gross Anatomy (2 cr)
Clinical application of human anatomy through case-based study.

BMS 631 Mechanisms of Hormone Action (2 cr)
Synthesis, secretion, and mechanisms of action of hormones.

BMS 632 Metabolic Endocrinology (2 cr)
Endocrine regulation of metabolic homeostasis; effects of exercise or pregnancy.

BMS 633 Domestic Animal Anatomy – Case Studies (2 cr)
Clinical case discussions utilized in advanced understanding of domestic animal anatomy and physiology.

BMS 640 Reproductive Physiology and Endocrinology (4 cr)
Reproductive physiology and endocrinology of vertebrate animals.

BMS 642 Research Techniques for Gametes and Embryos (1 cr)
Collection, storage, evaluation, in vitro manipulation, and replacement of sperm, oocytes, embryos and other reproductive tissues.

BMS 684 Supervised College Teaching for MS students (variable credits)

  • Coordinator: various
  • Offered: Fall & Spring

BMS 695 Independent Study for MS students (variable credits)
Developmental anatomy, microscopic anatomy, neuroanatomy, radiographic anatomy, surgical anatomy, gross anatomy

  • Coordinator: various
  • Offered: Fall & Spring

BMS 699 Thesis (variable credits)

  • Coordinator: various
  • Offered: Fall & Spring

BMS 784 Supervised College Teaching for PhD students (variable credits)

  • Coordinator: various
  • Offered: Fall & Spring

BMS 792 Seminar (1 cr)
Biomedical Sciences, neurophysiology, reproductive physiology.

  • Coordinator: various
  • Offered: Fall & Spring

BMS 795 Independent Study for PhD students (variable credits)

Endocrinology, neurophysiology, cell physiology, cardiopulmonary physiology, reproductive physiology.

  • Coordinator: various
  • Offered: Fall & Spring

BMS 796 Group Study/Journal Clubs for PhD students (1 cr)
Neurophysiology, cardiopulmonary physiology, reproductive physiology.

  • Coordinator: various
  • Offered: Fall & Spring

BMS 799 Dissertation (variable credits)

  • Coordinator: various
  • Offered: Fall & Spring