Ph.D., Biomedical Sciences degree requirements: 90 credits
The student will select a major advisor and the student and his/her major advisor along with an advisory committee will formulate a plan of study. The advisory committee will assist the student during the entire program.
|BMS 622||Biochemistry, Molecular and Cell Biology||4|
|IDC 601||Responsible Conduct of Research||1|
|IDC 625||Introduction to Biostatistics for the Biomedical Sciences||3|
|IDC 627||Research Methods||3|
|IDC 701||Research Writing||3|
|Fundamentals of Hearing|
|Advanced Cell and Molecular Biology|
|Advanced Topics in Molecular Structure/Function|
|Advanced Topics in Cell and Molecular Biology|
|Advanced Topics in Physiology|
|Advanced Topics in Morphology and Anatomy|
|Advance Topics in Neuroscience|
|Directed Independent Study|
|BMS 791||Seminar (every semester)||8|
|BMS 792||Journal Club (every semester)||8|
|BMS 797||Directed Independent Research (maximum of 45 credits can be applied to degree)||36|
|Degree Completion Course|
|BMS 899||Doctoral Dissertation 1||6|
Advancement to Candidacy
Ph.D. students are required to pass a qualifying examination according to the guidelines of the Graduate School.
Ph.D. candidates must present and defend a dissertation. The defense is open to the public, but only the examining committee may participate directly in the examination. Copies of the dissertation must be presented to the advisory committee and the Graduate Dean at least 30 days prior to the defense.