Recommended Course Sequence Option I

For students interested in the Toxicology PhD program from the start of the first year

FIRST YEAR: BBSP

Fall Semester

• Recommended didactic course

• BBSP 902 (FYG); TOXC 722 (optional)

• BBSP 901 (Research Rotations)

Spring Semester

• Recommended didactic course

• BBSP 902 (FYG); TOXC 722 (optional)

• BBSP 901 (Research Rotations)

 

Summer (Join the Toxicology Program)

• Research in the lab of chosen research adviser

 

SECOND YEAR

Fall Semester

  • TOXC 442
  • Recommended didactic course
  • BBSP 610 (Statistics for Lab Scientists)**
  • TOXC 721 (Communication Skills)
  • TOXC 722
  • TOXC 901 (Dissertation Research)

 

Spring Semester

  • TOXC 707
  • Recommended didactic course
  • TOXC 722
  • TOXC 901 (Dissertation Research)
  • (Doctoral Written Exam in May)

THIRD YEAR

FOURTH YEAR AND BEYOND

  • TOXC 821 (Scientific Writing); fall semester
  • TOXC 722: fall and spring semesters
  • TOXC 994 (Dissertation Research); fall and spring
  • (Doctoral Oral Exam and Defense of PhD Proposal)

 

  • TOXC 994 (Dissertation Research); fall and spring
  • TOXC 722 (falll and spring)
  • (Dissertation defense by the end of the 5th year)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

***        Research advisor to help guide the selection of the PHCO 701 or PATH 713/714L in the fall semester of the second year.  Note that PATH 713/714L is not a pre-requisite for PATH 715/716L, but PHCO 701 is a pre-requisite for PHCO 702.  TOXC 707 schedule conflicts with PHCO 702 in the spring semester.