Graduate Student Resources

Registering for Classes

Graduate students must register for between 9-12 credits.  9 credits is the minimum. (A special exception is allowed for students who wish to obtain residency in Montana: please contact the Graduate School.

Degree Guidelines may be found on the Graduate School Page.

Course Search

Biochemistry (BCH), Biology-Microbiology (BIOM), and Biology-medical (BMED) course descriptions and credits may be found in the Course Search.

Seminars/Data Club Courses

  • BCH 594 - Professional Seminar
  • BIOB 565 - Membrane Dynamics Res Sem
  • BIOB 567 - Molecular Mechanisms of Development
  • BCH 547 - Exptl Mol/Cell/Chem Biol
  • BIOM 545 - Adv Topics in Microb Ecol
  • BCH 561 - RNA Structure & Function
  • BCH 562 - Amyloid Disease
  • BCH 694 - BSD Seminar
  • BMED 581 - Research Seminar Biomed
  • BMED 582 - Research Seminar Neurosci.
  • BMED 583 - Research Seminar Toxicol
  • BMED 593 - Current Research Literature
  • BMED 594 - Seminar

Graduate Academic Courses

Graduate academic courses are offered every other year.  

Courses offered Autumn Semester (odd years)

BCH 584: Nucleic Acids (3 cr)

Courses offered Autumn Semester (even years)

BCH 582: Proteins and Enzymes (4 cr)

Courses offered Spring Semester (odd years)

  • BIOM 509: Advanced Virology (3 cr)
  • BCH 581: Physical Biochemistry (3 cr)
  • BIOB 509: Principles of Light Microscopy (3 cr)

Courses offered Spring Semester (even years)

  • BIOM 502: Advanced Immunology (3 cr)
  • BCH 600: Cell Organization and Mechanisms (3 cr)

Additional courses are available through other departments. Use the Course Search to find additional courses.