Ph.D., Medical Microbiology and Immunology

Ph.D., Medical Microbiology and Immunology Requirements: (90 Credits)

Required Courses
IDC 601Responsible Conduct of Research1
MIC 721Foundations of Microbiology4
MIC 733Advanced Microbial Pathogenesis3
MIC 739Bacterial Physiology3
MIC 740Host Defense3
MIC 745Cellular And Molecular Immunology3
MIC 790Current Topics in Medical Microbiology and Immunology2
Directed Electives
Select 2 courses minimum from the following:2-8
Diagnostic Microbiology
Advanced Immunology
Molecular Virology
Advanced Antimicrobial Agents And Chemotherapy
Current Topics in Medical Microbiology and Immunology
MIC 893Directed Independent Readings: Selected Advanced Topics In Medical Microbiology And Immunology1-4
Courses from other departments may be considered if the graduate committee believe they would be benifical to research development.
MIC 791Department Seminar And Teaching1
MIC 897Directed Independent Research for Doctoral Students1-8
MIC 899Doctoral Dissertation1-6
Students take approved electives to complete the 90 credit hour doctoral program.

Students entering the Ph.D. program having already obtained their M.S. degree may have a maximum of 30 credit hours transferred to the program.