Recommended Course Sequence Option II

For students not sure about joining Toxicology until after selecting a thesis adviser

FIRST YEAR: BBSP

Fall Semester

  • Biomedical science graduate course(s)
  • BBSP 902 (FYG)
  • Research Rotation

Spring Semester

  • Biomedical science graduate course(s)
  • BBSP 902 (FYG)
  • Research Rotations

Summer (Join the Toxicology Program)

  • Dissertation Research
SECOND YEAR

Fall Semester

  • TOXC 442 and PHCO 701 (or PATH 713/714L)**
  • TOXC 721 (Communication Skills)
  • TOXC 722
  • TOXC 901 (Dissertation Research)

Spring Semester

  • TOXC 707 and PATH 715/716L
  • 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 PHCO 701 or PATH 713/714L. Note that PATH 713/714L is not a pre-requisite for PATH 715/716L. However, PHCO 701 is a pre-requisite for TOXC 702. Furthermore, the required course TOXC 707 is scheduled at the same dates/times as PHCO/TOXC 702 in the spring semester.