Sep 15, 2019  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog

Basic Biomedical Sciences (Ph.D.)


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Admissions Information  

Doctor of Philosophy, Basic Biomedical Sciences: Total 81 credit hours


Other coursework will include selected courses offered by the Division relating to the student’s primary area of research interest. The student’s advisory committee must approve the student’s overall program of study. 

Major Area Coursework


Specialization degrees offered in Basic Biomedical Sciences


  • Cancer Biology (15 credit hours)
  • Cardiovascular Biology (15 credit hours)
  • Infectious Diseases (15 credit hours)
  • Neuroscience (15 credit hours)
  • Physiology and Pharmacology (15 credit hours)

The Division of Basic Biomedical Sciences has authority to offer specialization Ph.D. degrees in Cancer Biology, Cardiovascular Biology, Infectious Diseases, Neurosciences, and Physiology and Pharmacology. Requirements for the specialization Ph.D. degree includes dissertation research and a minimum of 15 credit hours of coursework relevant to the specialization area sought as approved by the Division’s Graduate Committee. The dissertation topic must be in specialization area. Below are some example program of studies that would fulfill the specialization course requirement:

Cancer Biology (minimum 15 credit hours required)


Select a minimum of 15 credit hours from the courses listed below or courses approved by Division’s Graduate Committee.

Cardiovascular Biology (minimum 15 credit hours required)


Select a minimum of 15 credit hours from the courses listed below, or courses approved by Division’s Graduate Committee.

Infectious Diseases (15 credit hours):


Select a minimum of 15 credit hours from the courses listed below, or courses approved by Division’s Graduate Committee.

Neurosciences (minimum of 15 credit hours required):


Select a minimum of 15 credit hours from the courses listed below, or courses approved by Division’s Graduate Committee.

Physiology and Pharmacology (minimum 15 credit hours required)


In addition to the course below, select a minimum of 12 additional credit hours approved by Division’s Graduate Committee for the area of Physiology and Pharmacology.

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