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Clinical and Translational Sciences Curriculum

CTS Track Core Curriculum

Course Name (Course Number-UAMS College offering, Credit Hours)

Year One-Fall:

  • Biometrical Methods I (BIOM5013-COPH, 3)
  • Quantitative Epidemiology I (BIOM5173-COPH, 3)
  • Scientific Communication and Ethics (PCOL5041-COM, 1)
  • Seminar (IBSD5051-COM, 1)

Research Elective (with approval of Track Director)

  • Research (IBSD501V, credit varies)

Select 1 of the following:

  • Responsible Research: Environment and Culture (PHSC5253-COP, 3)
  • Application of Microcomputers to Data Management and Analysis (PBHL5753-COPH, 3)
  • Bioinformatics Theory and Application (BINF5445-UALR,4)

 

Year One-Spring:

  • Statistical Methods for Clinical Trials (BIOM5133-COPH, 3)
  • Scientific Communication and Ethics (PCOL5041-COM, 1)
  • Seminar (IBSD5051-COM, 1)
  • Preliminary Studies and Grant Development (NUSC6333-CON, 3)
  • Applied Research Methods Using Retrospective Data (PHSC5343-COP, 3, even years)

Research Elective (with approval of Track Director)

  • Research (IBSD501V, credit varies)


Year One-Summer:

  • Principles and Practice of Drug Development (IBSD604V, 2)

Research Electives

  • Research (IBSD501V, credit varies, with approval of Track Director)
  • Thesis Research (IBSD600V, credit varies, MS-Thesis pathway only)
  • Dissertation Research (IBSD700V, credit varies, PhD only)

Year Two :

  • Scientific Communication and Ethics (PCOL5041-COM, 2 with 1 per semester)
  • Seminar (IBSD5051-COM, 2 with 1 per semester)

Electives

  • Selected in consultation with Track Director, Advisor and Thesis or Dissertation Committee depending upon degree path.

Research Electives

  • Research (IBSD501V, credit varies, with approval of Track Director)
  • Thesis Research (IBSD600V, credit varies, MS-Thesis pathway only)
  • Dissertation Research (IBSD700V, credit varies, PhD only)

If in the M.S. program, 6 hours of Master’s Thesis Research (IBSD600V) must be taken to graduate with the M.S. Thesis option.