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Degree Requirements

Cell Biology and Anatomy (PhD)

Year 1 (57 QH)

Required

  • GIGP 500 IGPBS 1st Year Research Rotations (32 QH)
  • GIGP 501 Molecular and Cellular Biology I (5 QH)
  • GIGP 502 Molecular and Cellular Biology II (5 QH)
  • GIGP 503B, C, D & E Systems Lectures (4 QH)
  • GIGP 505 Cellular and Molecular Developmental Biology (4 QH)
  • GIGP 507 Art of Scientific Presentation (2 QH)
  • GIGP 508 Ethics and Regulatory Issues in Biomedical Research (1 QH)
  • GIGP 509 Biostatistics (1 QH)
  • GIGP 510 Computer Applications in Biomedical Research (1 QH)
  • GIGP 518 Writing Skills (1 QH)
  • GMTD 709 MCS Seminar Series (1 QH)

Year 2 (46-54 QH)

Required

  • GCBA 532 Cell Biology and Anatomy Journal Club (1 QH)
  • GCBA 533 Cell Biology and Anatomy Seminar (1 QH)
  • GCBA 599 Pre-Candidacy Research Activities (40-48 QH)
  • GCBA 600 Advanced Cell Biology (1 QH)
  • GCBA 604 Techniques in Cell Biology (2 QH)
  • GMTD 709 MCS Seminar Series (1 QH)

Elective Cell Biology and Anatomy Courses

  • GCBA 500 Clinical Anatomy (11 QH)
  • GCBA 502 Histology (5QH)
  • GCBA 504 Embryology (3 QH)
  • GCBA 602 Special Topics in Cell Biology (1 QH)
  • GCBA 605 Special Topics in Developmental Biology (1QH)

Years 3 and 4 (43-51 QH per year)

Required

  • GCBA 532 Cell Biology and Anatomy Journal Club (1 QH)
  • GCBA 533 Cell Biology and Anatomy Seminar (1 QH)
  • GMTD 709 MCS Seminar Series (1 QH)
  • Students will choose between the following two options:
    GCBA 599 Pre-Candidacy Research Activities (40-48 QH)
    or GCBA 699 Post-Candidacy Doctoral Research Activities (40-48 QH)

Cell Biology and Anatomy (MS)

Year 1 (49-57 QH)

Required

  • GCBA 530 Master’s Thesis Cell Biology and Anatomy (40-48 QH)
  • GCBA 532 Cell Biology and Anatomy Journal Club (1 QH)
  • GCBA 533 Cell Biology and Anatomy Seminar (1 QH)
  • GIGP 507 Art of Scientific Presentation (2 QH)
  • GIGP 508 Ethics and Regulatory Issues in Biomedical Research (1 QH)
  • GIGP 509 Biostatistics (1 QH)
  • GIGP 510 Computer Applications in Biomedical Research (1 QH)
  • GIGP 518 Writing Skills (1 QH)
  • GMTD 709 MCS Seminar Series (1 QH)
  • *Advanced coursework as indicated by the Research Committee

Years 2 and 3 (43-51 QH per year)

Required

  • GCBA 530 Master’s Thesis Cell Biology and Anatomy (40-48 QH)
  • GCBA 532 Cell Biology and Anatomy Journal Club (1 QH)
  • GCBA 533 Cell Biology and Anatomy Seminar (1 QH)
  • GMTD 709 MCS Seminar Series (1 QH)