Curriculum Requirements

Biomedical Science Core
PIB 700Journal Club2
PIB 701Introduction to Biomedical Sciences5
PIB 702Scientific Reasoning3
PIB 705Biostatistics for the Biosciences3
PIB 731Laboratory Research3-6
PIB 780Research Ethics1
PIB 782Professional Development: Skills for Success I1
PIB 783Professional Development: Skills for Success II1
PIB 785PIBS Bioinformatics Workshop1
PIB 830Doctoral Dissertation1
Microbiology & Immunology Required Courses
MIC 623Mechanisms of Microbial Virulence2
MIC 728Principles of Immunology3
MIC 775Advanced Microbiology and Immunology3
MIC 751Advance Topics in Microbiology & Virology3
MIC 755Micro & Immuno research-Career Skills and Proficiences1-6
Research Credits24
MIC 830Doctoral Dissertation1-12
MIC 840Doctoral Dissertation - Post Candidacy1-12
MIC 850Research in Residence1
Total Credit Hours60-90

Suggested Plan of Study

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
FallCredit Hours
PIB 701 Introduction to Biomedical Sciences 5
PIB 702 Scientific Reasoning 3
PIB 731 Laboratory Research 2
PIB 700 Journal Club 1
PIB 780 Research Ethics 1
PIB 782 Professional Development: Skills for Success I 1
 Credit Hours13
Spring
PIB 700 Journal Club 1
PIB 731 Laboratory Research 1-2
PIB 783 Professional Development: Skills for Success II 1
EPH 601 Medical Biostatistics I 3-4
MIC 728 Principles of Immunology 3
MIC 623 Mechanisms of Microbial Virulence 2
 Credit Hours11-13
Summer
PIB 830 Doctoral Dissertation 1
 Credit Hours1
Second Year
Fall
MIC 775 Advanced Microbiology and Immunology 3
MIC 830 Doctoral Dissertation 3
Students may elect to take additional basic science courses.
 
 Credit Hours6
Spring
MIC 830 Doctoral Dissertation 3
Teaching Assistant
 
Qualifying Examination
 
 Credit Hours3
Summer
MIC 840 Doctoral Dissertation - Post Candidacy 1
 Credit Hours1
Third Year
Fall
MIC 755 Micro & Immuno research-Career Skills and Proficiences 1-6
MIC 840 Doctoral Dissertation - Post Candidacy 3
Students may elect to take additional basic science courses.
 
 Credit Hours4-9
Spring
MIC 751 Advance Topics in Microbiology & Virology 3.00
MIC 840 Doctoral Dissertation - Post Candidacy 3
Students may elect to take additional basic science courses.
 
 Credit Hours6
Summer
MIC 840 Doctoral Dissertation - Post Candidacy 1
 Credit Hours1
Fourth Year
Fall
MIC 840 Doctoral Dissertation - Post Candidacy 3
Students may elect to take additional basic science courses.
 
 Credit Hours3
Spring
MIC 840 Doctoral Dissertation - Post Candidacy 3
Students may elect to take additional basic science courses.
 
 Credit Hours3
Summer
MIC 840 Doctoral Dissertation - Post Candidacy 1
 Credit Hours1
Fifth Year
Fall
MIC 840 Doctoral Dissertation - Post Candidacy 3
Students may elect to take additional basic science courses.
 
 Credit Hours3
Spring
MIC 840 Doctoral Dissertation - Post Candidacy 3
Students may elect to take additional basic science courses.
 
 Credit Hours3
Summer
MIC 850 Research in Residence 1
 Credit Hours1
 Total Credit Hours60-67