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Curriculum

PLEASE NOTE: THE IBS Program is no longer accepting students. Students interested in the IBS program should apply through the new Graduate Program in Interdisciplinary Biomedical Sciences. The Clinical and Translational Sciences track listed below has not changed.   These pages were left for those students who were accepted into the IBS program before Fall 2016.

 

Fall Semester Year 1
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (BIOC 5103)
Gene Expression (PHYO 5143)
Cell Biology (NBDS 5093)
Scientific Communication and Ethics (PCOL 5211)
IBS Seminar (IBSD 5051)
IBS Research (IBSD 501V) #

Spring Semester Year 1 Selective (select 2 of the following courses)

  • General Physiology (PHYO 5013)
  • General Principles of Pharmacology and Toxicology (PCOL 5033)
  • Immunology (MBIM 5003)
  • Basic Principles of Microbiology (MBIM 5023)
  • Cellular/Developmental Neuroscience (NBD S5103)

Elective (may fulfill a track requirement)
Scientific Communications and Ethics (PCOL 5221)
IBS Seminar (IBSD 5051)
IBS Research (IBSD 501V) #

Fall, Spring, and Summer Year 2
Biostatistics 1 (BIOM 5013)
Elective (may fulfill a track requirement)
Other elective
Scientific Communications and Ethics (PCOL 5231 and PCOL 5241)
IBS Seminar (IBSD 5051)
IBS Research (IBSD 501V)#
M.S. students in the thesis option take Masters Thesis (IBSD 600V); a minimum of 6 semester credit hours is required for the M.S.-Thesis Option.

Beyond Year 2
All students are required to take IBS Seminar (IBSD 5051) each semester.
Ph.D. students that have passed their candidacy exam take Doctoral Dissertation Research (IBSD 700V); a minimum of 18 semester credit hours is required for graduation.

#Not required for M.S.

Additional courses and course descriptions

Requirements for completion of the M.S. and Ph.D. programs