Infection, Immunity and Inflammation — M.S., Ph.D. Comparison

Course TitleMSPhD
Basic science core
IBGS 501Biomedical Communication and Integrity2.02.0
IBGS 502Biomedical Information and Statistics2.02.0
IBGS 511Cellular Mechanisms and Integrated Systems I6.06.0
IBGS 512Cellular Mechanisms and Integrated Systems II6.06.0
IBGS 522Cellular Mechanisms and Integrated Systems II Journal Club2.02.0
IBGS 523Cellular Mechanisms and Integrated Systems III Journal Club2.02.0
IBGS 503Biomedical Grant Writing2.0
Totals20.022.0
Course TitleMSPhD
Seminars
IBGS 604Introduction to Integrative Biology Presentation Seminar1.01.0
IBGS 607Integrated Biomedical Graduate Studies Seminar10.00.0
IBGS 605Integrative Biology Presentation Seminar1.02.0
Totals2.03.0
Course TitleMSPhD
Religion
RELE 525Ethics for Scientists3.0
RELR 588Personal and Family Wholeness3.0
RELT 617Seminar in Religion and the Sciences3.0
REL_ ___ Graduate-level religion course (RELE, RELR, or RELT)3.0
Totals3.09.0
Course TitleMSPhD
Program specific courses
Introductory Flow Cytometry3
Introduction to Bioinformatics and Genomics
Medical Microbiology2
Immunology3
Physiology and Molecular Genetics of Microbes2
Mechanisms of Microbial Pathogenesis2
Special Problems in Microbiology
Independent Study in Microbiology Literature
Choose from the above:12.0
Choose from the above:9.0
Totals9.012.0
Course TitleMSPhD
MS degree completion options
Required:11.0
Course work track:
Electives (choose 8 units from available electives listed below)
Research track:
Research
Thesis
Totals11.0
Course TitleMSPhD
PhD research/dissertation
IBGS 696Research Rotations42.0
MICR 697Research412.0
IBGS 699Dissertation (2-5 units) 2.0
Totals16.0
Overall Totals45.062.0
1

Registration and attendance required every quarter in residence, but units do not count toward total required for graduation. 

2

 Must take at least 3 units of course work with a clear microbiology focus.

3

 Must take at least 3 units with a clear immunology focus.

4

 Multiple registrations required to fulfill total required units