Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, PhD

Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2020-2021. Learn more about Graduate College Academic Regulation 7.0.

Total Hours: 90 Hours (Beyond the Bachelor's Degree)

Required Core Courses
Combined 19 hours of required core courses and electives to total 30 hours.19
Research Compliance and Biochemistry Graduate Colloquium
Articulation of Research Logic
BIOC 5121
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Graduate Colloquium 1
Biochemical Principles
Metabolism
Advanced Biochemical Techniques
Seminar 2
Hours Subtotal19
Electives
(Must include four 6000-level courses)11
Signal Transduction
Functional Genomics
Physical Biochemistry
Epigenetics
Protein Structure and Enzyme Function
Plant Biochemistry
Molecular Genetics
Biochemistry of the Cell
Biochemical Laboratory Methods
Selected Topics in Biochemistry
Hours Subtotal11
Required Research
BIOC 6000Research60
Hours Subtotal60
Total Hours90

Total Hours: 60 Hours (Beyond the Master's Degree)

Required Core Courses
Combined 15 hours of required core courses and electives to total 15 hours.15
Research Compliance and Biochemistry Graduate Colloquium
Articulation of Research Logic
BIOC 5121
1
Other Core Courses Listed Below as Required by the Student's Advisor and Graduate Thesis Advisory Committee:
Biochemical Principles
Metabolism
Advanced Biochemical Techniques (10 credits maximum)
Seminar
Signal Transduction
Functional Genomics
Physical Biochemistry
Epigenetics
Protein Structure and Enzyme Function
Plant Biochemistry
Electives
Molecular Genetics
Biochemistry of the Cell
Biochemical Laboratory Methods
Selected Topics in Biochemistry
Hours Subtotal15
Required Research
BIOC 6000Research45
Hours Subtotal45
Total Hours60

Other Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, PhD, Requirements

  • Pass PhD Preliminary Examination.
  • Pass PhD Candidacy Examination: Present and pass the defense of a written research proposal.
  • The student's Graduate Committee must approve the written thesis, and an oral defense on the content of the thesis must be passed.

Graduate College Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Requirements

Learn more about Graduate College 2020-2021 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Degree Program Requirements. Check the General Graduate College academic regulations for minimal GPA, language proficiency and other general requirements.