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Neuroscience Track

Track Leader: Dr. Paul Drew (PDDrew@uams.edu)

 

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Year 1 Fall (12 credit hours)

GPIBS Core Curriculum

Year 1 Spring (12 credit hours)

1 credit hour Seminar (NBDS 5116)
1 credit hour Scientific Communication and Ethics II (PCOL 5119)
3 credit hours Biostatistics I (BIOS 5013)
1 credit hour research
3 credit hours Basic Neuroscience (NBDS 5106)
3 credit hours Cellular and Developmental Neuroscience (NBDS 5114)

Above includes 18 credit hours of the 24 hours of required didactic coursework. Electives (6 hours minimum) are chosen based on advice from the student’s advisor and/or advisory committee.

Each summer until graduation

1 credit hour Research

Year 2 Fall (10 credit hours)

1 credit hour Seminar (NBDS 5116)
1 credit hour Scientific Communication and Ethics III (PCOL 5120)
8 credit hours Electives, and/or Research

Year 2 Spring (10 credit hours)

1 credit hour Seminar (NBDS 5116)
1 credit hour Scientific Communications and Ethics IV (PCOL 5121)
8 credit hours Electives, and/or Research

 

Year 2 Summer

Candidacy Exam (research proposal submitted to committee followed by oral defense)

Year 3- Until Degree Completion

Students will enroll in 1 credit hour Seminar (NBDS 5116) for each of the remaining semesters excluding summer and 9 credit hours of Dissertation Research (until reach 18) and/or Research.

Students must successfully defend their research project in written and oral format prior to completion of the degree.