Epidemiology Sample Program

These are example course schedules only. Ideal schedules will vary between students based on interests and past coursework, and some of the classes listed may not be offered every year. Students should discuss their own course schedules with their advisors.

Year 1, Fall

COURSE TITLE HOURS
Biochemistry 515 Introductory Biochemistry 4
Biostatistics 601 Probability and Distribution Theory 4
Epidemiology 601 Principles and Methods of Epidemiology 4
Epidemiology 811 Critical Appraisal of Epidemiologic Studies 3
Epidemiology 889 Responsible Conduct of Research and Scholarship Seminar 1
Human Genetics 541 Molecular Genetics 3

Year 1, Winter

COURSE TITLE HOURS
Biostatistics 512 Analyzing Longitudinal and Clustered Data 3
Biostatistics 602 Biostatistical Inference 4
Epidemiology 824 Advanced Epidemiological Methods 3
Epidemiology 889 Responsible Conduct of Research and Scholarship Seminar 1
Human Genetics 542 Molecular Basis of Human Genetic Disease 3

 Year 2, Fall

COURSE TITLE HOURS
Bioinformatics 527 Introduction to Bioinformatics and Computational Biology 4
Biostatistics 666 Statistical Models and Numerical Methods in Human Genetics 3
Epidemiology 515 Genetics in Public Health 3
Epidemiology 890 Doctoral Seminar in Epidemiology 1-2
Human Genetics 544 Basic Concepts in Population and Statistical Genetics 2

Year 2, Winter

COURSE TITLE HOURS
Environmental Health Sciences 504 Genes and the Environment
Epidemiology 516 Genomics in Epidemiology 4
Epidemiology 582 Molecular Epidemiology 3
 Epidemiology 890 Doctoral Seminar in Epidemiology 1-2
Human Genetics 630 Advanced Topics in Cellular and Molecular Genetics 1
Human Genetics 803 Advanced Topics in Genetics 2

Year 3, Fall

COURSE TITLE HOURS
 Bioinformatics 575 Programming Laboratory in Bioinformatics 3
Biostatistics 650 Applied Statistics I: Linear Regression 4
Health Behavior and Health Education 610 Issues in Public Health Ethics 3
Human Genetics 630 Advanced Topics in Cellular and Molecular Genetics 1

Year 3, Winter

COURSE TITLE HOURS
Biostatistics 651 Applied Statistics II: Extensions for Linear Regression 3
Biostatistics 830 Advanced Topics in Biostatistics 1-4
Biostatistics 866 Advanced Topics in Genetic Modeling 3