For the Ph.D. degree, students must complete a minimum of 70 units, as detailed in the table below, and must maintain a G.P.A. of at least 3.0. In addition, doctoral students are required to pass both written and oral comprehensive examinations in order to advance to candidacy. They must successfully defend their dissertations before their guidance committee prior to being awarded the Ph.D. degree.
Students must adhere to all University and program policies as published in the Student Handbook, University CATALOG, or Student Guide. Policies and requirements are subject to change.
|Basic science core|
|IBGS 501||Biomedical Communication and Integrity||2|
|IBGS 502||Biomedical Information and Statistics||2|
|IBGS 503||Biomedical Grant Writing||2|
|IBGS 511||Cellular Mechanisms and Integrated Systems I||6|
|IBGS 512||Cellular Mechanisms and Integrated Systems II||6|
|IBGS 522||Cellular Mechanisms and Integrated Systems II Journal Club||2|
|IBGS 523||Cellular Mechanisms and Integrated Systems III Journal Club||2|
|ANAT 516||Neuroscience GS||6|
|ANAT 541||Gross Anatomy GS||7|
|ANAT 542||Cell Structure and Function GS||7|
|ANAT 544||Human Embryology Lecture||2|
|IBGS 604||Introduction to Integrative Biology Presentation Seminar||1|
|IBGS 605||Integrative Biology Presentation Seminar (1.0) 2||2|
|IBGS 607||Integrated Biomedical Graduate Studies Seminar 1||1|
|RELE 5__||Must be numbered 500 or above||3|
|RELR 540||Wholeness and Health 2||3|
|RELT 5__||Must be numbered 500 or above||3|
|Research/Dissertation or Thesis|
|ANAT 697||Research (1-8)||12|
|IBGS 696||Research Rotations (1)||2|
Registration and attendance required every quarter in residence, but units do not count toward total required for graduation.
Fulfills service learning requirement.
Four (4) years—based on full-time enrollment; part-time permitted.