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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - GMS6210
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- Date & Time Submitted: 2007-03-12
- Department: Molecular Pharm. & Physiol.
- College: MD
- Budget Account Number: USF01HSC6101-001-0000
- Contact Person: Eric Bennett
- Phone: 9741545
- Email: email@example.com
- Prefix: GMS
- Number: 6210
- Full Title: Laboratory Rotations in Biomedical Sciences
- Credit Hours: 1-3
- Section Type: L -
- Is the course title variable?: N
- Is a permit required for registration?: N
- Are the credit hours variable?: Y
- Is this course repeatable?:
- If repeatable, how many times?: 0
- Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum): Lab Rotations in Biomed. Sci.
- Course Online?: -
- Percentage Online:
- Grading Option:
S - S/U Only
- Prerequisites: B.S. in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Engineering, or similar field
- Corequisites: Enrollment in Ph.D. in Medical Sciences Program or permission of instructor
- Course Description: This course is designed to introduce the early-career Ph.D. student to the types of questions and techniques involved in biomedical research. The course can be taken for credit more than once.
- Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course: This course is vital to the Ph.D. in Medical Sciences training program. It provides the first official and organized laboratory experience for the Ph.D. in Medical Sceinces student.
- What is the need or demand for this course? (Indicate if this course is part of a required sequence in the major.) What other programs would this course service? Every incoming Ph.D. in Medical Sciences student must take this course at least once.
- Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times? Yes, many times since Fall, 2004.
- What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.) Each instructor is a credentialed graduate faculty member with an appointment within the College of Medicine. Each instructor has a Ph.D. and/or M.D., and an active research program.
- Objectives: To train student in fundamental laboratory and experimental skills in biomedical research.
- Learning Outcomes: By the end of the course, the students should be able to do the following: 1. Perform basic laboratory methods, 2. Understand the fundamentals of the scientific methods, and, 3. Design well-controlled experiments.
- Major Topics: Experimental Methods; Basic Laboratory Skills; Basic Molecular and cellular techniques
- Textbooks: N/A - Laboratory Course
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