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

  • PHCO 701 and PATH 713/714L
  • BBSP 902 (FYG); TOXC 722
  • Research Rotation

Spring Semester

  • PHCO/TOXC 702 and PATH 715/716L
  • BBSP 902 (FYG); TOXC 722
  • Research Rotations

Summer (Join the Toxicology Program)

  • Dissertation Research
SECOND YEAR

Fall Semester

  • TOXC 442 and Elective Course*
  • TOXC 721 (Communication Skills)
  • TOXC 722
  • TOXC 901 (Dissertation Research

Spring Semester

  • TOXC 707 and Elective Course*
  • TOXC 722
  • TOXC 901 (Dissertation Research)

(Doctoral Written Exam in May)

Summer

  • Dissertation Research
THIRD YEAR

Fall Semester

  • TOXC 821 (Proposal Writing)
  • TOXC 722
  • TOXC 994 (Dissertation Research)

Spring Semester

  • BIOS 610
  • TOXC 722
  • TOXC 994 (Dissertation Research)

(Doctoral Oral Exam and Defense of PhD Proposal)

FOURTH YEAR AND BEYOND

Fall Semester

  • TOXC 722
  • TOXC 994 (Dissertation Research)

Spring Semester

  • TOXC 722
  • TOXC 994 (Dissertation Research)

(Dissertation defense by the end of the 5th year)

 

* Research advisor to help guide the selection of the elective courses most appropriate for the research focus of the laboratory.