Graduate Coursework: Science & Mathematics

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Click on one of the following programs to view its coursework:

Master's Degrees

Certificates of Advanced Graduate Study (CAGS)

Certificates of Graduate Study (COGS)

Post-Baccalaureate

M.A. in Applied Behavior Analysis

Required Courses: 36 s.h.

Course Number Course Title Semester Hours
I. Fundamental Behavioral Analytic Knowledge and Skill (9 s.h.)
PSY 02500 Basic Principles of Behavior 3
PSY 02610 Applied Behavior Analysis 3
PSY 02620 Behavioral Assessment and Functional Analysis 3
II. Understanding Populations & Contexts (6 s.h.)
PSY 03624 Psychopathology of Childhood and Adolescence 3
SELN 10590 Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorders 3
Or PSY 02661 Special Topics in ABA 3
III. Advanced Applied Behavior Analysis (12 s.h.)
PSY 02520 Assessments and Interventions for Social Skills and Relationships in Children 3
PSY 02670 Ethics and Legal Issues in ABA 3
PSY 02661 Special Topics in ABA 3
PSY 02680 Advanced Practice in ABA 3
IV. Experience (3 s.h.)
PSY 01660 Practicum in Applied Behavior Analysis 3
V. Research (6 s.h.)
PSY 02510 Research Methods in Behavior Analysis 3
PSY 02660 Research Project in ABA 3

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M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Required Courses: 57 s.h.

Course Number Course Title Semester Hours
PSY 09595 Introduction to Counseling: Development of Basic Skills 3
PSY 01623 Psychopathology I: Diagnosis and Epidemiology 3
PSY 01624 Psychopathology II: Conceptualization and Etiology 3
PSY 01564 Counseling Theory and Techniques I 3
PSY 01566 Counseling Theory and Techniques II 3
PSY 06625 Assessment I: Psychometrics, Evaluation, & Treatment Planning 3
PSY 06626 Assessment II: Assessment of Career/Vocational Interests, Treatments,& Programs 3
PSY 01572 Research Methods and Statistics in Counseling Psychology I: Basics 3
PSY 01574 Research Methods and Statistics in Counseling Psychology II: Applied 3
PSY 01612 Group Counseling 3
PSY 05610 Social and Cultural Diversity 3
PSY 09560 Lifespan Development 3
PSY 10610 Psychopharmacology and Biological Bases of Behavior 3
PSY 01620 Legal, Ethical & Professional Issues in Counseling Psychology 3
PSY 01615 Professional Pro-seminar 1
PSY 01650 Practicum in Counseling 8
PSY 01685 Masters Thesis I 3
PSY 01687 Masters Thesis II 3

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M.A. in Mathematics

Required Courses: 15 s.h.

Course Number Course Title Semester Hours
MATH 01502 Linear Algebra and Matrix Theory 3
MATH 01510 Real Analysis I 3
MATH 01512 Complex Analysis I 3
MATH 01524 Abstract Algebra I 3
MATH 01533 Mathematics Seminar 3

Elective Courses: 3 s.h.

Course Number Course Title Semester Hours
MATH 01511 Real Analysis II 3
MATH 01513 Complex Analysis II 3
MATH 01527 Abstract Algebra II 3

Additional Elective Courses: 12 s.h.

Course Number Course Title Semester Hours
MATH 01500 Foundations of Mathematics 3
MATH 01503 Number Theory 3
MATH 01504 Mathematical Logic 3
MATH 01505 Probability & Statistics 3
MATH 01507 Differential Geometry 3
MATH 01515 Engineering Applications of Analysis 3
MATH 01520 Topics-Applied Mathematics 3
MATH 01521 Non-Linear Differential Equations 3
MATH 01522 History of Mathematics 3
MATH 01525 Modern Geometry 3
MATH 01526 Point Set Topology 3
MATH 01529 Numerical Analysis 3
MATH 03511 Operations Research I 3
MATH 03512 Operations Research II 3
MATH 03550 Topics- Discrete Mathematics 3

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M.S. in Bioinformatics

Required Courses: 12 s.h.

Course Number Course Title Semester Hours
CHEM 07595 Bioinformatics: Biochemical Applications 3
BIOL 05555 Bioinformatics: Biological Applications 3
CS 07595 Advanced Topics in Computer Science 3
BINF 07500 Bioinformatics Seminar 3

Restricted Electives: Choose 9–12 s.h. (thesis track) or 18 s.h. (non-thesis track) from the following depending on focus area selected:

Course Number Course Title Semester Hours
Biological Sciences Focus Area
BIOL TBD Evolution 4
BIOL TBD Environmental Microbiology 4
BIOL TBD Developmental Biology 4
BIOL TBD Cell Biology 4
BIOL TBD Special Topics in Biological Sciences 3
BIOL TBD Microbiology 4
BIOL TBD Ecology 4
BIOL TBD Genetics 4
BIOL TBD Human Genetics 4
BIOL TBD Molecular Genetics 4
Biochemistry Focus Area
CHEM 07531 Special Topics in Biochemistry 3
CHEM 07570 Organic Spectroscopy 3
CHEM 07568 Medicinal Chemistry 3
CHEM 07557 Chemical Biology 3
CHEM 07560 Advanced Biochemistry Lecture (Pre-req: CHEM 07548) 3
CHEM 09510 Instrument Analysis (Pre-req: Consult with Program Advisor) 3
Computer Science Focus Area
CS 04530 Advanced Database Systems: Theory and Programming 3
CS 07523 Advanced Software Engineering 3
CS 07540 Advanced Design and Analysis of Algorithms 3
CS 07570 Information Visualization 3
MIS 02599 Special Topics in Management Information Systems 3

Thesis Coursework (Students select 6-9 semester hours with their academic advisor)

Course Number Course Title Semester Hours
BINF 07501 Masters Research I 3
BINF 07502 Masters Research II 3
BINF 07503 Masters Research III 3

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M.S. in Computer Science

Required Courses: 12 s.h.

Course Number Course Title Semester Hours
CS 07522 Advanced Theory of Computing 3
CS 07540 Advanced Design and Analysis of Algorithms 3
CS 04548 Programming Languages: Theory, Implementation and Application 3
CS 07523 Advanced Software Engineering 3
CS 04560 Design and Implementation of Operating Systems 3
CS 06520 Topics in Computer Architecture 3
CS 06510 Computer Networks 3
CS 04530 Advanced Database Systems: Theory and Programming 3
CS 04564 Compiler Design Theory 3

Elective Courses: 18 s.h.

Course Number Course Title Semester Hours
CS 04565 System Programming 3
CS 04570 Advanced Object Oriented Design 3
CS 06505 Wireless Networks and Systems 3
CS 06515 Embedded Systems Programming 3
CS 06512 Network Security 3
CS 06520 Topics in Computer Architecture 3
CS 07545 Advanced Robotics 3
CS 07550 Concepts in Artificial Intelligence 3
CS 07555 Natural Language Processing 3
CS 07556 Machine Learning 3
CS 07560 Computer Graphics 3
CS 07565 Computer Vision 3
CS 07570 Information Visualization 3
CS 07575 Advanced TCP/IP and Internet Protocols and Technologies 3
CS 07580 Computer Animation 3
CS 07595 Advanced Topics in Computer Science 3
CS 07590 Game Design and Development 3

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M.S. in Pharmaceutical Sciences

Thesis Track Required Courses: 25 s.h.

Course Number Course Title Semester Hours
CHEM 07592 Advanced Pharmaceutical Chemistry 3
CHEM 07564
OR
CHEM 07560
Advanced Organic Synthesis

Advanced Biochemistry Lecture (Core II)
3

3
CHEM 09592 Pharmaceutical Techniques I 3
CHEM 09593 Pharmaceutical Techniques II 3
CHEM 09594 Pharmaceutical Techniques III 3
CHEM 09596 MS Thesis Research I 3
CHEM 09597 MS Thesis Research II 3
CHEM 09598 MS Thesis Research III 3
CHEM 05550 Advanced Seminar 1

Non-Thesis Track Required Courses: 16 s.h.

Course Number Course Title Semester Hours
CHEM 07592 Advanced Pharmaceutical Chemistry 3
CHEM 07564 Advanced Organic Synthesis 3
CHEM 07560 Advanced Biochemistry Lecture 3
CHEM 07590 General Aspects of Pharmacology 3
CHEM 05530 Special Topics in Chemistry 3
CHEM 05550 Advanced Seminar 1

Restricted Electives: Choose 6 s.h. (thesis track) or 15 s.h. (non-thesis track) from the following depending on focus area selected.

Course Number Course Title Semester Hours
CHEM 07570 Organic Spectroscopy 3
CHEM 07565 Organic Reactions and Mechanisms 3
CHEM 07572 Advanced Organometallic Chemistry 3
CHEM 07568 Medicinal Chemistry 3
CHEM 07590 General Aspects of Pharmacology 3
CHEM 05530 Special Topics in Chemistry 3
CHEM 06400 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry Lecture 3
CHEM 08505 Advanced Biophysical Chemistry 3
CHEM 09522 Advanced Bioanalytical Chemistry 3
CHEM 09510 Instrumental Analysis 3
CHEM 06401 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory 3
CHEM 07561 Advanced Biochemistry Laboratory 3
CHEM 07557 Chemical Biology 3
CHEM 08510 Advanced Survey of Molecular Modeling Methods 3

Foundation Courses
The following undergraduate courses must be taken at an accredited institution prior to matriculation in the graduate program: 2 semesters of General Chemistry and 2 semesters of Organic Chemistry. In addition, the following undergraduate coursework is recommended prior to admission: Biochemistry, Physical Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry and Analytical Chemistry.

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Applied Behavior Analysis Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study

Required Courses: 18 s.h.

Course Number Course Title Semester Hours
PSY 02500 Basic Principles of Behavior 3
PSY 02510 Research Methods in Behavior Analysis 3
PSY 02610 Applied Behavior Analysis 3
PSY 02620 Behavioral Assessment & Functional Analysis 3
PSY 02680 Advanced Practice in ABA 3
PSY 02670 Ethics in ABA and Legal Issues in ABA 3

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Mental Health Counseling Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study

Required Courses: 12 s.h.

Course Number Course Title Semester Hours
PSY 03624 Psychopathology of Children and Adolescents 3
PSY 01630 Family Systems and Family Therapy 3
PSY 03620 Cognitive Behavioral Treatment Strategies 3
PSY 05651 Interpersonal Theory and Psychotherapy 3
PSY 10610 Psychopharmacology 3
PSY 05652 Advanced Seminar in Clinical Practice 3

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Middle School Mathematics Certificate of Graduate Study

Required Courses: 18 s.h.

Course Number Course Title Semester Hours
MATH 03600 Topics in Elementary Mathematics 3
MATH 01528 Math Modeling/Algebraic Reasoning 3
ELEM 02552 Research on Children's Math Learning 3
SMED 33502 Processes and Principles of School Mathematics 3
MATH 01523* Selected Topics in Math 3 (*6)

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Networks Certificate of Graduate Study

Required Courses: 12 s.h.

Course Number Course Title Semester Hours
CS 06510 Computer Networks 3
CS 06505 Wireless Networks and System 3
CS 07575 Advanced TCP/IP and Internet Protocols and Technologies 3
CS 06512 Network Security 3

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Software Engineering Certificate of Graduate Study

Required Courses: 12 s.h.

Course Number Course Title Semester Hours
CS 07523 Advanced Software Engineering 3
CS 04570 Advanced Object Oriented Design 3
CS 04548 Programming Languages: Theory, Implementation, and Application 3
CS 07570 Information Visualization 3

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Web Development Certificate of Graduate Study

Required Courses: 12 s.h.

Course Number Course Title Semester Hours
CS 04505 Advanced Web Programming 3
CS 04530 Advanced Database Systems: Theory and Programming 3
CS 07523 Advanced Software Engineering 3
CS 06510 Computer Networks 3

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Applied Behavior Analysis Post-Baccalaureate

Required Courses: 12 s.h.

Course Number Course Title Semester Hours
PSY 02310 Learning and Behavior 3
PSY 01316 Behavioral Assessment and Measurement 3
PSY 02305 Applied Behavior Analysis 3
PSY 01424 Professional Issues in Applied Behavior Analysis 3

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