Refer to the CMB Graduate Program Handbook for full details.
CMB Graduate Program Curriculum
All students are required to take:
In the Fall of the second year, students must pass the qualifying exam, a two-part exam consisting of a written multiple choice test and an oral presentation.
All Ph.D students are also required to take:
Must obtain at least 30 credits. Thesis and non-thesis options are offered.
A graduate student is considered to be enrolled full-time with a course load of 6-9 hours if a Graduate or Teaching Assistant, and 8-12 hours if not a GA or TA. Audited courses do not count towards these course load limits. Upper limits may be exceeded with permission of the Graduate Chair and the Graduate Dean.