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Applied Research Methods in Health Sciences Learning Track
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Applied Research Methods in Health Sciences Learning Track

If you have a curiosity for the way in which health-related research is conducted, with the inclination for advancing critical-reasoning skills, you will find particular interest in this learning track. Courses that comprise this learning track will introduce fundamental skills involved in research methodology determination and statistical analysis of data. Students will have the opportunity to build mixed methods research designs as well as learn to navigate the process of literature review and experimental design. Some courses hone in on discipline-specific research methodologies as well, allowing for application of experimental design to particular fields. If you are interested in earning credit in this learning track, you must take the following four mandatory courses, as well as two of the optional courses presented below.

This track requires a total of 18.0 Units; 12.0 mandatory and 6.0 additional

Mandatory Courses

Core Course

BMED 270 Fundamentals of Research Methodology

Spring 2017Fall 2017
3.0 Units
Dr. Helene Ouellette-Kuntz

Core Course

BMED 370 Genetics and Genomics

Winter 2018
3.0 Units
Dr. Qingling Duan

Core Course

STAT 263 Introduction to Statistics

This course is offered by the Faculty of Arts and Science.

Option Course

BMED 383 Advanced Research Methodologies

Spring 2017Winter 2018
3.0 Units
Dr. Rylan Egan

Choose a Minimum of 2 Additional Courses

Option Course

BMED 384 Intensive Laboratory Course

TBD
3.0 Units
Dr. Michael Adams

Option Course

BMED 470 Principles of ‘Omics’

TBD
3.0 Units
Dr. Qingling Duan

Option Course

BMED 482 Proteomics and Metabolomics

Winter 2018
3.0 Units
Dr. Robert Campbell

Option Course

ECON 243 Economics of Health Care

This course is offered by the Faculty of Arts and Science.