Ph.D., Pharmacology & Neuroscience (90 credits)
The student will select a major adviser and assemble a dissertation committee. The student, adviser and committee will formulate a plan of study. The adviser and committee will assist the student during the entire course of the program.
|BMS 604||Fundamentals Of Cell And Molecular Biology||3|
|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|
|PHR 531||Topics in Pharmacology and Drug Discovery Journal Club (up to 5 credits)||1|
|PHR 532||Hot Topics in Neuroscience Journal Club (up to 5 credits)||1|
|PHR 537||Fundamentals of Neuroscience||3|
|PHR 595||Directed Independent Study (up to 5 credits)||0-5|
|PHR 597||Directed Independent Research (up to 13 credits)||1-4|
|PHR 650||Introduction to Neuropharmacology||3|
|PHR 711||Receptor and Molecular Pharmacology||3|
|PHR 717||Neuroscience and Molecular Pharmacology Laboratory||2|
|PHR 750||Research Discussions In Pharmacology & Neuroscience (up to 19 credits)||1|
|PHR 760||Research Rounds In Pharmacology & Neuroscience (up to 10 credits)||1-3|
|PHR 790||Research Laboratory Rotations (up to 8 credits)||1-5|
|PHR 791||Pharmacology & Neuroscience Seminar (up to 8 credits)||1|
|PHR 795||Directed Independent Study (up to 27 credits)||15|
|PHR 897||Doctoral Directed Independent Research (up to 29 credits)||1-6|
|PHR 899||Doctoral Dissertation (up to 12 credits)||1-6|
|Medical Pharmacology I|
|Medical Pharmacology II|
|Special Topics in Pharmacology & Neuroscience|
The student must maintain a B (3.0) average throughout the graduate program, with no more than six credits with a grade of C.
Comprehensive Examinations: Doctoral students are required to pass comprehensive and qualifying examinations in order to advance to candidacy according to the guidelines of the graduate school.
Dissertation: Ph.D. candidates must present and defend a dissertation. The defense is open to the public, but only the student’s dissertation committee may directly participate in the examination. Copies of the dissertation must be presented to the committee and Graduate Dean at least 30 days prior to the defense.