Ph.D. Oral Biology Track


Oral Biology Track Core Curriculum:

Course Credits: (44 credits minimum, composed of 32 required and 12 minor credits)

Required Courses: 32 credits minimum

Biochemistry (3-5 credits):

BIOC-B 500 Introduction to Biochemistry (3 cr.) or
BIOC-B 800 Medical Biochemistry (3 cr.) and
GRAD-G 817 Eukaryotic Cell Biology (2 cr.)

Microbiology (3 credits):

MICR-J 822 General & Medical Microbiology (3 cr.) or
MICR-J 510 Infectious Microbes & Host Interaction (3 cr.) or
MICR-J 805 Molecular Immunology (3 cr.)

General Graduate (16 credits):

GRAD-G 651 Introduction to Biostatistics I (3 cr.)
GRAD-G 652 Introduction to Biostatistics II (3 cr.)
GRAD-G 504 Introduction to Research Ethics (2 cr.)
GRAD-G 865 Fundamental Molecular Biology (3 cr.)
GRAD-G 655 Research Communications Seminar (2 cr.; take in spring of second year)
EDUC-J 500 Instruction in the Context of Curriculum (3cr.; take in first year)
PSY 608         Measurement Theory and Data Interpretation (3 cr) or
EDUC-R 503  Instructional Media Applications (3 cr)

Dental/Oral Biology (10-15 credits):

DENT-G 910 Seminar: Preventive Dentistry or
DENT-R 959 Seminar: Oral Biology (one semester each year, 1 cr. each)
DENT-R 956 Current Topics in Oral Biology (4 cr.) - (2 semesters, 4 cr. each)