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 Safety1
BIOC 530 Mod 1: Protein Structure and Function2
BIOC 531 Mod 2: Basic Metabolism1
BIOC 532 Mod 3: Central Dogma of Molec1
BIOC 533 Mod 4: Lipids/Membranes & Bio1
MICR 505 Immunobiology3
MICR 515 Principles of Molecular Microbiology3
MICR 608 1.5 Rotations/Principle Investigator lectures3
Total 15

 

Semester 2 - Spring (taken by all first year students)Credits
MICR 504 Biochem. Mol. Cell Biol.5
MICR 609 1.5 rotations3
MICR 690 Research seminar1
MICR 686 Advanced Immunol.3
MICR 697 Directed Research to fill schedule3
Total 15

 

SummerCredits
MICR 697 Directed Research1
Total 1

 

Year 2: Semester 3 FallCredits
MICR607 Techniques2
MICR690 Student Research Seminar1
MICR694 Current Topics in Immunology1
MICR697 Research (variable credits)10
OVPR 600 Scientific Integrity1
Total 15

 

Year 2: Semester 4 SpringCredits
MICR 686 Advanced Immunology3
MICR690 Student Research Seminar1
MICR694 Current Topics in Immunology1
MICR697 Research (variable credits)10
Total  15

 

SummerCredits
MICR 697 Directed Research1
Total 1

 

Year 3: Semester 5 FallCredits
MICR694 Current Topics in Immunology
MICR690 Student Research Seminar1
MICR697 Research (variable credits) 13
Total  15

 

Year 3: Semester 6 SpringCredits
MICR694 Current Topics in Immunology1
MICR690 Student Research Seminar1
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 ImmunologyVirginia Commonwealth UniversityVCU Medical Center
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