Jun 24, 2018  
2017-2018 catalog 
    
2017-2018 catalog

Schedule of Courses for the Doctor of Medicine Degree


The curriculum is reviewed annually by the Medical Curriculum Council and is subject to change.

MSI Year (All courses Pass/Fail)


  • Introduction to Medical School Curriculum 0.25 Credit Hours
  • Physiological Chemistry, Medical Genetics, and Developmental Biology 8 Credit Hours
  • Cellular Structure & Function: Physiological & Pharmacological Processes 4 Credit Hours
  • Three-dimensional Organization of the Human Body 5.00 Credit Hours
  • Mechanisms of Disease and Host Defenses 2.5 Credit Hours
  • Foundations of Clinical Medicine I 2 Credit Hours
  • Musculoskeletal 5 Credit Hours
  • Neurosciences 8 Credit Hours
  • Head and Neck  4 Credit Hours
  • Foundations of Clinical Medicine II 5 Credit Hours

Total MSI Year (41 weeks): 43.75 Credit Hours


*Pass/Fail

MSII Year


  • Microbiology & Infectious Disease 6.25 Credit Hours
  • Blood, Lymph, & Neoplasia 3 Credit Hours
  • Cardiovascular 4.5 Credit Hours
  • Renal/Nephrology 3.5 Credit Hours
  • Integument 2 Credit Hours
  • Foundations of Clinical Medicine III 3.75 Credit Hours
  • Respiratory 2.5 Credit Hours
  • GI/Liver 3.5 Credit Hours
  • Endocrine/Repro/GU 5.5 Credit Hours
  • Integrative Processes I, II and III 2 Credit Hours
  • Basic Science Review Course 2 Credit Hours*
  • Foundations of Clinical Medicine IV 3 Credit Hours

Total MSII Year (43 weeks): 41.50 Credit Hours


*Pass/Fail

Total Year 1-2 (84 weeks): 86.20 Credit Hours


MSIII Year


  • Introduction to Clinical Curriculum 0.10 Credit Hours *
  • Internal Medicine - Inpatient 8 Credit Hours
  • Family Medicine 6 Credit Hours
  • Neurology/Neurosurgery 2 Credit Hours
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology 6 Credit Hours
  • Pediatrics 6 Credit Hours
  • Psychiatry 6 Credit Hours
  • Surgery 6 Credit Hours
  • Electives 4 Credit Hours

Total MSIII Year (44 weeks): 44.10 Credit Hours


*Pass/Fail

MSIV Year (All pass/fail)


  • Advanced Diagnostic Skills 4 Credit Hours
  • Clinical Toxicology 0.20 Credit Hours
  • Community/Ambulatory Care Selective 4 Credit Hours
  • Electives 20 Credit Hours
  • Inpatient Acting Internship Selective 4 Credit Hours
  • Nutrition Selective 4 Credit Hours

Total MSIV Year (36 weeks): 36.20 Credit Hours


Total All Years (164 weeks): 166.50 Credit Hours