Clinical Pathology PhD for DVMs

Course Requirements for Clinical Pathology PhD
V PTH 549 Clinical Pathology Laboratory (diagnostics) 4 Cr
V PTH 550 Surgical Pathology Laboratory 1 Cr
V PTH 570, 571 Systemic Pathology I, II 4 Cr each
GR ST 565 Responsible Conduct of Research in Science and Engineering 1 Cr
V PTH 604 Pathology Case Seminar 2 Cr
V PTH 590D Special Topics (D) clinical pathology seminar, laboratory technique rotations 1-4 Cr
V PTH 605D Current Topics Seminar - Defense Seminar 1 Cr
V PTH 606D Diagnostic Interpretation - Case Materials for preliminary examination reg Cr R
V PTH 699D Research Cr variable
STAT 587 Statistics (not engineering section) 4 Cr
Veterinary Pathology (List A) 4-6 cr
Biological Sciences (List B) 10 cr
Additional Elective Courses (List C) Note: Additional courses may be recommended by the POS committee Cr variable
List A: Veterinary Pathology
V PTH 551 Postmortem Pathology Lab - optional 1-3 Cr
V PTH/VMPM 660 Pathogenesis of Persistent Infections 2 cr
V PTH 679 Histopathology of Laboratory Animals 2 Cr
List B: Biological Sciences
BBMB 404, 405 or BBMB 420 Biochemistry I, II or Mammalian Biochemistry 3 Cr each
VMPM 575 Immunology 3 Cr
VMPM 520 Medical Immunology I 4 Cr
VMPM 629 Advanced Topics in Cellular Immunology 2 Cr
VMPM/BBMB 615 Molecular Immunology 3 Cr
GEN 409* Molecular Genetics 3 Cr
MCDB/GDCB 511 Advanced Molecular Genetics 3 Cr
MCDB/GDCB 528 Advances in Molecular Cell Biology 3 Cr
A, B, C
Introduction to Molecular Biology Techniques 1-5 Cr
BBMB 411 Techniques in Biochemical Research 4 Cr
List C: Additional Elective Courses
TOX 501 Principles of Toxicology 3 Cr
VMPM 608 Molecular Virology 3 Cr
V PTH 530 Teaching and Learning in Veterinary Medical Education 3 Cr
HG ED 561 College Teaching 3 Cr
The PhD degree requires 72 credits (12 must be taken outside VPTH). DVM is required.
*Gen 409 - Basic molecular genetics for limited background
Revised 07/08/23