Biological Sciences

The MD-PhD required curriculum for the PhD consists of 72 credit hours from required and elective courses, drawn from these lists.

Prerequisites from the first two years of medical education curriculum

ANA 500 Anatomy 6.0 cr
IMC 500 Medicine and Society 2.0 cr
IMC 502 Fundamentals I 7.2 cr
IMC 504 Fundamentals II 3.8 cr
IMC 510 GI and Metabolism 5.5 cr
IMC 602 Cardiovascular 7.2 cr
IMC 606 Neuroscience I 4.3 cr
    36.0 cr

Biological Science departmental requirements

BIO 600

Problems in Biology

(PhD Qualifying Exam)

3.0 cr
BIO 680 Graduate Research 1.0-6.0 cr
BIO 700 Thesis 1.0 cr
MST 601 MD-PhD Seminar 1.0 cr
8 credits from the following:
BIO 500 Bioinformatics 4.0 cr
BIO 501 Advanced Biological Chemistry 4.0 cr
BIO 504 Advanced Molecular Genetics 4.0 cr
BIO 502 Advanced Cell and Developmental Biology I 4.0 cr
BIO 505 Advanced Cell and Developmental Biology II 4.0 cr
BIO 513 Advanced Physiology 4.0 cr
BIO 517 Advanced Neurobiology 4.0 cr
BIO 522 Protein-Nucleic Acid Interactions 3.0 cr
BIO 567 Molecular Immunology 3.0 cr