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Physiology PhD Program ~ Curriculum

YEAR 1 - Fall Semester - 14 credits

Course Number

Title

Credit Hours

MCBP 607

Cell Biology

3

GBCH 601

Biochemistry 4
MCBP 714 Seminar 1
MCBP 712 Research Methods 5   (1 for seminar; 4 for two rotations)

MCBP 710

Workshop 1

YEAR 1 - Spring Semester - 16 credits

GBCH 725

Biostatistics

2

GBCH 601

Human Molecular Genetics

3
PHYS 604 Human Physiology
(NOTE: This course replaces the Systems Biology core course)
MCBP 715 Seminar 1

MCBP 713

Research Methods 3  (1 for seminar; 2 for one rotation)
MCBP 711 Workshop 1

 

YEAR 2 - Fall Semester - 11 credits or more

MCBP 714 Seminar 1

MCBP 710

Workshop 1
  Advanced Physiology Courses 6

YEAR 2 - Spring Semester - 10 credits or more

MCBP 715 Seminar 1

MCBP 711

Workshop 1
  Advanced Physiology Courses 5
  Independent Study 5

Note: A minimum of nine credit hours/semester is required to maintain full-time status and eligibility for tuition waiver and stipend support.

A maximum of 12 credit hours of Independent study/Research during first 2 years.