Course Study for MSCS Immunology Students

 Recommended Courses in the Immunology Track

Semester 1 - Fall (taken by all first year students)Credits
IBMS 600 Laboratory Safety 1
BIOC 530 Mod 1: Protein Structure and Function 2
BIOC 531 Mod 2: Basic Metabolism 1
BIOC 532 Mod 3: Central Dogma of Molec 1
BIOC 533 Mod 4: Lipids/Membranes & Bio 1
MICR 505 Immunobiology 3
MICR 515 Principles of Molecular Microbiology 3
MICR 608 1.5 Rotations/Principle Investigator lectures 3
Total  15

 

Semester 2 - Spring (taken by all first year students)Credits
MICR 504 Biochem. Mol. Cell Biol. 5
MICR 609 1.5 rotations 3
MICR 690 Research seminar 1
MICR 686 Advanced Immunol. 3
MICR 697 Directed Research to fill schedule 3
Total  15

 

SummerCredits
MICR 697 Directed Research 1
Total  1

 

Year 2: Semester 3 FallCredits
MICR607 Techniques 2
MICR690 Student Research Seminar 1
MICR694 Current Topics in Immunology 1
MICR697 Research (variable credits) 10
OVPR 600 Scientific Integrity 1
Total  15

 

Year 2: Semester 4 SpringCredits
MICR 686 Advanced Immunology 3
MICR690 Student Research Seminar 1
MICR694 Current Topics in Immunology 1
MICR697 Research (variable credits) 10
Total   15

 

SummerCredits
MICR 697 Directed Research 1
Total  1

 

Year 3: Semester 5 FallCredits
MICR694 Current Topics in Immunology
MICR690 Student Research Seminar 1
MICR697 Research (variable credits)  13
Total   15

 

Year 3: Semester 6 SpringCredits
MICR694 Current Topics in Immunology 1
MICR690 Student Research Seminar 1
MICR697 Research (variable credits) 13
Total   15

 

OPTIONAL ELECTIVES
MICR 605 Prokaryotic Molecular Genetics
MICR 607 Techniques in Molecular Biology and Genetics
MICR/BNFO 653 Advanced Molecular Genetics: Bioinformatics
MICR 684 Molecular Biology of Cancer
MICR 691 Special Topics in Microbiology [journal club (graded Pass/Fail)]
 
*Student Advisor and Student Advisory Committee may recommend alternative or additional courses

Department of Microbiology and Immunology Virginia Commonwealth University VCU Medical Center