Microbiology and Molecular Genetics — 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
Major
Select from the following12.0
Medical Microbiology
Immunology
Selected Topics in Molecular Biology
Physiology and Molecular Genetics of Microbes
Mechanisms of Microbial Pathogenesis
MICR ___ Graduate Microbiology Elective112.0
Totals12.012.0
Course TitleMSPhD
Seminars
IBGS 604Introduction to Integrative Biology Presentation Seminar1.0
IBGS 605Integrative Biology Presentation Seminar32.0
IBGS 607Integrated Biomedical Graduate Studies Seminar20.00.0
Totals3.0
Course TitleMSPhD
Religion
RELR 588Personal and Family Wholeness3.0
RELT 617Seminar in Religion and the Sciences3.0
RELE 525Ethics for Scientists3.03.0
Totals3.09.0
Course TitleMSPhD
MS degree completion options
Required units10.0
Course work track:
MICR_____ Graduate microbiology electives (9 units)
Introduction to Integrative Biology Presentation Seminar
Research/Thesis track:
Integrative Biology Presentation Seminar
Research (9 units)
Totals10.0
Course TitleMSPhD
PhD research/dissertation
IBGS 696Research Rotations32.0
MICR 697Research312.0
Totals14.0
Overall Totals45.060.0
1

Must include at least 6 units in a didactic, literature-based course.

2

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

3

Multiple registrations required to fulfill total units required.