Course Study for MSCR Students

MS Recommended Courses in Microbiology

Semester 1 - Fall (taken by all first year students)Credits
IBMS 600 Laboratory Safety 1
BIOC 503: Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology  5
MICR 505 Immunobiology 3
or  
MICR 515 Principles of Molecular Microbiology 3
MICR 608 1.5 Rotations/Principle Investigator lectures 3
MICR 690 Research Seminar 1

 

Semester 2 - Spring (taken by all first year students)Credits
MICR 504 Biochem. Mol. Cell Biol. 5
MICR 609 1.5 rotations 3
MICR 616 Mechanisms of Viral & Parasite Pathogenesis 3
or  
MICR 618 Moleculary Mechanisms of Bacterial Pathogenesis 3
MICR 690 Research seminar (Register and Attendance required) 1
MICR 697 Directed Research to fill schedule 3

 

SummerCredits
MICR 697 Directed Research 1

 

Year 2: Semester 3 FallCredits
MICR607 Techniques (Elective) 2
MICR690 Student Research Seminar 1
MICR 692 Current Topics in Molecular Pathogenesis 1
MICR697 Research (variable credits) 10
OVPR 600 Scientific Integrity 1

 

 

Year 3: Semester 5 FallCredits
MICR697 Research (variable credits)  
MICR690 Student Research Seminar 1
MICR 692 Current Topics in Molecular Pathogenesis  1

 

Year 3: Semester 6 SpringCredits
MICR697 Research (variable credits)  
MICR690 Student Research Seminar 1

Department of Microbiology and Immunology Virginia Commonwealth University VCU Medical Center