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Typical Curriculum

Suggested organization of coursework and research credits to fulfill the requirements of a PhD in Genetics.

1st Year

Fall (9 CR)

  GENE 603 (4 CR) Genetics
  GENE 608 (2 CR) Model Genetics Systems
  GENE 681 (1 CR) Seminar
  GENE 685 (1 CR) Research Rotations
  Scientific presentation skills (1CR)

 

Spring (9 CR)

  Computational genetics (3 CR)
  Genetics elective (3 CR)
  Research ethics (1 CR)
  GENE 681 (1 CR) Seminar
  GENE 697 (1 CR) Teaching Genetics Labs

 

Summer (6 CR)

  GENE 691 (6 CR) Research

 

2nd Year

Fall (9 CR)

 Genetics elective (3 CR)
 Genetics elective (3 CR)
 GENE 691 (2 CR) Research
 GENE 697 (1 CR) Teaching Genetics Labs
 Submit Degree Plan

 

Spring (9 CR)

  GENE 682 (1 CR) Seminar Presentation
  GENE 691 (8 CR) Research
  Proposal and Preliminary Examination 

Summer (6 CR)

  GENE 691 (6 CR) Research

 

3rd Year

Fall (9 CR)

  GENE 691 (9 CR) Research 

Spring (9 CR)

  GENE 691 (9 CR) Research

Summer (6 CR)

  GENE 691 (6 CR) Research

 

4th Year and Beyond

Fall (9 CR)

   GENE 682 (1 CR) Seminar Presentation
   GENE 691 (8 CR) Research

Total hours for PhD

 96 CR plus completion of dissertation
 64 CR plus completion of dissertation if previously completed MS degree
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