Neuroscience Track

 

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

 

To view a list of faculty associated with this track, click here.

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 (NBDS 5118)
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.

Year 1 Summer (1 credit hour)

1 credit hour Research (NBDS 5118)

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 (NBDS 5118)

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 (NBDS 5118)

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 (NBDS 6201) and/or Research (NBDS 5118) until 18 credit hours is reached.

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