PHD Course Schedule

Course Schedule

A minimum of 40 hours of course work in the major, 9 units in the minor and 18 units of dissertation must be completed.  At least one half of the required units must receive a grade of A, B, or C (no more than half the units can be graded S/P)

Course Outline for Ph.D.  Program

Fall Semester - First Year

BIOS 576A Biostatistics in Public Health 3 units
PHCL 596B Critical Literature Review (Journal Club) 1 unit
PHCL 596C Research Seminar 1 unit
PHCL 601A Pharmacology: General Principles 2 units
PHCL 601B Endocrine & Immune System Drugs 2 units
PHCL 601C Cardio, Pulmonary, GI & CNS Drugs 2 units
PHCL 692 Directed Research 2 units
Minor Minor Course 3 units

Spring Semester - First Year

PHCL 551A Molecular Targets of Pharm Agents 3 units
PHCL 553 Neuropharmacology / Drug Abuse 3 units
PHCL 595B Scientific Writing Strategies Skill and Ethics 2 units
PHCL 596B Critical Literature Review (Journal Club) 1 unit
PHCL 596C Research Seminar 1 unit
PHCL 692 Directed Reserach 2 unit
Minor Minor Course 3 unit
Minor Minor Course 3 units

Fall Semester  - Second Year

PHCL 596B Journal Club 1 unit
PHCL 596C Seminar 1 unit
PHCL 692 Directed Research 2 units
PHCL 900 Research 5 units
PHCL 920 Dissertation 9 units

Spring Semester - Second Year

PHCL 596B Journal Club 1 unit
PHCL 596C Seminar 1 unit
PHCL 900 Research 5 units
PHCL 920 Dissertation 9 units

Fall & Spring Semesters Years 3 - 5

PHCL 596B Journal Club 1 unit
PHCL 596C Seminar 1 unit
PHCL 920 Dissertation 9 units