Required and Offered Courses
All graduate students at UTMB enroll in the Basic Biomedical Science Curriculum (BBSC).
The BBSC is a one-year curriculum which all students must complete
before entering the Microbiology & Immunology (M&I) Graduate Program. See table below
for courses. Once the BBSC requirement has been satisfied, students
enter our program to complete specific courses, also listed
Laboratory rotations begin and instruction is carried out through lectures, seminars, individual or
small group dialogues with faculty and visiting investigators,
independent study, and independent scholarly research. Studies in the area of specialization are supplemented by advanced level courses in one or
more associated areas.