Thomas Jefferson University
PhD Programs

Curriculum


Note: Credits for the 910, 920 and 930 Research courses and Electives are variable. Assign credits to Research and/or Electives to equal the target number of credits for each semester.

Year One

FALL SEMESTER (20 CREDITS) CREDITS
GC 550 Foundations of Biomedical Science 10
IMP 710 Seminar
1
IMP 610 Lab Rotation 1 3
IMP 910 Research Variable
SPRING SEMESTERS (30 CREDITS) SEMESTER CREDITS
IMP 505 A Fundamentals of Immunology Spring I 2
IMP 600A Bacteriology, Mycology, & Parasitology Spring I 2
IMP 720 Seminar Spring I 1
IMP 722 Current Literature Spring I 1
IMP 620 Lab Rotation 2
Spring I 3
GC 640 Ethics Spring I 1
IMP 505 B Immune System in Health and Disease Spring II 2
IMP 600B Virology Spring II 3
IMP 730 Seminar Spring II 1
IMP 732 Current Literature Spring II 1
IMP 630 Lab Rotation 3 Spring II 3
NS 740 Applied Statistics in Neuroscience Spring II 2
IMP 920 Research Spring I - Spring II Variable
SUMMER SEMESTER (10 CREDITS) CREDITS
IMP 930 Research Variable

Year Two

FALL SEMESTER (20 CREDITS) CREDITS
IMP 530 Infection & Immunity OR IMP 605 Advanced Cellular & Molecular Immunology  3
GC 730 Planning & Writing a Research Grant 1
IMP 710 Seminar 1
IMP 712 Current Literature 1
IMP 910 Research Variable
SPRING SEMESTERS (30 CREDITS) SEMESTER CREDITS
Elective(s) Spring I Variable
IMP 720 Seminar Spring I 1
IMP 722 Current Literature Spring I 1
Elective(s) Spring II Variable
IMP 730 Seminar Spring II 1
IMP 732 Current Literature Spring II 1
IMP 920 Research Spring I - Spring II Variable
SUMMER SEMESTER (10 CREDITS) CREDITS
IMP 930 Research Variable

Year Three

FALL SEMESTER (20 CREDITS) CREDITS
IMP 530 Infection & Immunity OR IMP 605 Advanced Cellular & Molecular Immunology  3
IMP 710 Seminar 1
IMP 712 Current Literature 1
IMP 910 Research Variable
Comprehensive Exam  
SPRING SEMESTERS (30 CREDITS) SEMESTER CREDITS
IMP 720 Seminar Spring I 1
IMP 722 Current Literature Spring I 1
IMP 730 Seminar Spring II 1
IMP 732 Current Literature Spring II 1
IMP 920 Research Spring I - Spring II Variable
SUMMER SEMESTER (10 CREDITS) CREDITS
IMP 930 Research Variable