Microbiology Research/Biotechnology

Specialization Track

Required Core Courses: (minimum 22 credits required)
MI 505 Biochemistry of Microorganisms
3 credit hours
MI 521 Introduction to Immunology
(consult Academic Advisor for alternate courses)
2 credit hours
MI 580 Principles of Epidemiology
3 credit hours
MI 582 Diagnostic Microbiology (required ONLY for students
with insufficient microbiology background)
3 credit hours
GC 660 Statistical Methods for Data Analysis
3 credit hours
CB 570 - Pathologic Aspects of Disease
3 credit hours
MI 810, 820, 830 Clerkship
2 credit hours minimum
MI 870, 880, 890 Masters Thesis Research
6 credit hours

 

Management (2 courses required)
GC 600 Management Skills 3 credit hours
GC 620 Fundamentals of Financial Management 3 credit hours
GC 525 Information Management 3 credit hours
GC 605 Performance Improvement 3 credit hours

 

Suggested Electives for this Track (minimum of 12 credits required)

GC 529 Laboratory Animal Sciences, or
GC 625 Drug Development Issues, or
GC 690 Regulatory Issues in Human Subject Research
2 credit hours
2 credit hours
2 credits hours
GC 535 Introduction to Genomics & Bioinformatics, or
GC 670 Applied Regression Analysis
3 credit hours
2 credit hours
GC 680 Laboratory Techniques in Molecular Biology 2 credit hours
MI 530 Microbial Pathogenesis of Disease, or
MI 682 Advanced Diagnostic Microbiology
2 credits
2 credits