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GCBA 806 TEACHING/RSCH PRESENTN 2 Credit Hours

This course provides an introduction to fundamental concepts in developing effective teaching and research presentation skills.

Credit Hour Breakdown: Course no longer offered-Offered as GCBA 907

GCBA 812 HUMAN NEUROANATOMY 2-4 Credit Hours

A study of the neuronal organization of the nervous system and the way interneuronal relationships explain the function of the sensory and motor systems. Medical aspects of the structure and function are demonstrated from clinical case material.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 2-4 Credit Hours-Synchronous Classroom: (weekly): Lecture-3 Hours; Lab-2 Hours; Out of Class/Hmwk- 9 Hours; Small Group-1 Hour

Prerequisite:  Permission of instructor.

Typically Offered: SPRING

GCBA 813 NEUROANATOMY LECTURE 2 Credit Hours

Credit Hour Breakdown: 3 Credit Hours -Synchronous Classroom: (weekly) Lecture-3 Hours; Out of Class/Hmwk- 6 Hours

Prerequisite:  GCBA 908 and GCBA 909.

Typically Offered: SUMMER

GCBA 814 NEUROANATOMY LAB 1 Credit Hour

NEUROANATOMY LAB

Credit Hour Breakdown: 1 Credit Hour-Synchronous Classroom: (weekly): Lecture-2 Hours; Out of Class/Hmwk- 3 Hours; Small Group-1 Hour

Typically Offered: SPRING

GCBA 815 TOOLS AND ALGORITHMS IN BIOINFORMATICS 3 Credit Hours

This course covers most of the commonly used tools for bioinformatics data analysis. The main objectives of this course are to briefly explain the underling algorithms (methods) of various data analysis tools and to provide hands-on practice opportunities to students using a real datasets. Typically, each bioinformatic tool will be covered in a 3 hours session that includes a lecture and a lab session. This course will introduce the field of bioinformatics and cover the major bioinformatic tools that are used for analyzing a broad spectrum of bioinformatic datasets.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 3 Credit Hours-Synchronous Classroom: (weekly): Lecture-1.5 Hours; Lab-1.5 Hours; Out of Class/Hmwk- 6 Hours

Typically Offered: FALL

GCBA 822 MOLECULAR CELL BIOLOGY 0 Credit Hours

Credit Hour Breakdown: Class no longer offered

GCBA 823 FUNDAMENTAL IN GENETIC 2 Credit Hours

This course will introduce basic concepts in classical and modern molecular genetics as well as state of the art genomic analysis.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 2 Credit Hours-Synchronous Classroom: (weekly): Lecture-1 Hours; Out of Class/Hmwk- 4 Hours; Small Group-1 Hour

Typically Offered: SPRING

GCBA 825 HUMAN HISTOLOGY 5 Credit Hours

A study of cells, fundamental tissues, organ systems at both the light and ultramicroscopic level. Include section on tissue cell fixational and processing for light and advanced microscopy.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 5 Credit Hours-Synchronous Classroom:(weekly): Lecture-4 Hours; Lab-4 Hours; Out of Class/Hmwk- 8 Hours; Small Group-1 Hour

Typically Offered: SPRING

GCBA 826 HUMAN HISTOLOGY 3 Credit Hours

A study of cells, fundamental tissues, organ systems at both the light and ultramicroscopic level. Include section on tissue cell fixational and processing for light and advanced microscopy.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 3 Credit Hours-Synchronous Classroom: (weekly): Lecture-2 Hours; Lab-2 Hours; Out of Class/Hmwk- 4 Hours

Typically Offered: SPRING

GCBA 830 FUND OF ELECTRON MICRO 2 Credit Hours

The general theory and techniques of electron microscopy, including special methods involved in the fixation, embedding, sectioning, and staining of specimens.

Credit Hour Breakdown: Course no longer offered

Prerequisite:  CBA 826 and permission of instructor.

Typically Offered: SPRING

GCBA 832 FUND CELL&TISSUE CULT 2 Credit Hours

Credit Hour Breakdown: Course no longer offered

GCBA 845 CLINICALLY ORIENTATED HUMAN ANATOMY I 3 Credit Hours

This is the first semester of a 2 semester clinically-oriented human anatomy course. The content of the two courses includes human anatomy presented in a systems approach the utilizes a wide variety of imaging modalities and clinical correlations to understand gross anatomy with cell biology, histology, embryology and neuroanatomy followed by a review applying the information to anatomic regions of the human body. The sequence of the units correlates with CAHP 445.

Credit Hour Breakdown: course no longer offered

Typically Offered: FALL

GCBA 846 CLINICALLY ORIENTATED HUMAN ANATOMY II 2 Credit Hours

This is the second semester of a 2 semester clinically-oriented human anatomy course. The content of the two courses includes human anatomy presented in a systems approach that utilizes a wide variety of imaging modalities and clinical correlations to understand gross anatomy with cell biology, histology, embryology and neuroanatomy followed by a review applying the information to anatomic regions of the human body. The sequence of the units correlates with the CAHP 446.

Credit Hour Breakdown: Course no longer offered

Typically Offered: FALL

GCBA 853 HUMAN EMBRYOLOGY 1 Credit Hour

Credit Hour Breakdown: 1 Credit Hour-Synchronous Classroom: (weekly): Seminar-1 Hours;Out of Class/Hmwk- 2 Hours

Cross List: GCBA 513

Typically Offered: SUMMER

GCBA 881 FUNDAMENTALS OF CANCER RESEARCH 2 Credit Hours

An 8 lecture introduction to basic concepts in cancer research, followed by a 6 week independent study focusing on an instructor-approved topic in cancer biology.

Credit Hour Breakdown: Course no longer offered

Typically Offered: FALL

GCBA 894 CLINICAL AND RESEARCH EXPERIENCES 2 Credit Hours

In this course students are required to spend a minimum of 48 hours of 1) shadowing a series of physicians or other healthcare professionals from participating units and/or 2) conducting research rotations in participating laboratories. Through the course of the experiences, students will have the opportunity to see first-hand how knowledge of human anatomy is utilized on a day to day basis in clinical practice, to explore various healthcare professions as potential career paths, and to explore research as a potential career path.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 2 Creidts- ASynchronous Classroom: (weekly): Clinical-3.2 Hours; Out of Class/Hmwk- 1 Hours

Typically Offered: FALL

GCBA 896 RSCH OTHER THAN THESIS 1-9 Credit Hours

Student research that is clearly distinct from ongoing or planned thesis/dissertation work, or research/lab rotations preformed prior to selecting a permanent advisor or supervisor.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 1-9 Credit Hours-Research/Field Work: (weekly) 2-4 hours field work/research minimum per each 1 credit Hour

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

GCBA 899 MASTERS THESIS 1-9 Credit Hours

Independent student research related to the masters thesis.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 1-9 Credit Hours-Research/Field Work: (weekly) 4 hours field work/research minimum per each 1 credit Hour

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

GCBA 902 SPECIAL TOPICS 1-3 Credit Hours

Current problems, techniques, and literature pertaining to the major subdivisions of the field of anatomy. The student may participate in selected research topics, under the supervision of a selected instructor.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 1-3 Credit Hours-ASynchronous Classroom: (Can also by synchronous)

Prerequisite:  Permission of instructor.

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

GCBA 903 JOURNAL CLUB 1 Credit Hour

Credit Hour Breakdown: 1Credit Hours -Synchronous Classroom: (weekly) Lecture-1 Hours; Out of Class/Hmwk- 2 Hours

Typically Offered: FALL/SPR

GCBA 904 ANATOMICAL SCIENCES JOURNAL CLUB 1 Credit Hour

Credit Hour Breakdown: 1 Credit Hours -Synchronous Classroom: (weekly) Lecture-1 Hours; Out of Class/Hmwk- 2 Hours

Typically Offered: FALL

GCBA 906 TEACHING THEORY & APPLICATION 2 Credit Hours

This course is targeted to graduate/professional students or anyone in interested in expanding their knowledge of teaching theory. This course blends research on learning principles, effective classroom teaching and the skill of application to improve their foundation of teaching.

Credit Hour Breakdown: Not currently offered

Typically Offered: SUM/FALL

GCBA 907 TEACHING AND RESEARCH PRESENTATION SKILLS 2 Credit Hours

This is a required course for PhD seeking students. This course focuses on the development of the fundamental skills required for making effective presentations in both a classroom and research context.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 2 Credit Hours -Synchronous Classroom: (weekly) Lecture-2 Hours; Out of Class/Hmwk- 4 Hours

Prerequisite:  Permission of instructor.

Typically Offered: SPRING

GCBA 908 GROSS ANATOMY LECTURE 3 Credit Hours

This course allows hands-on application of anatomical concepts and relationships through whole body dissection in small groups.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 3 Credit Hours -Synchronous Classroom: (weekly) Lecture-4 Hours; Out of Class/Hmwk- 12 Hours

Prerequisite:  GCBA 908 (or concurrent enrollment).

Typically Offered: FALL

GCBA 909 GROSS ANATOMY LABORATORY 5 Credit Hours

This course allows hands-on application of anatomical concepts and relationships through whole body dissection in small groups.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 5 Credit Hours-Synchronous Classroom: (weekly): Lab-8 Hours; Out of Class/Hmwk- 10 Hours; Small Group-1 Hour

Prerequisite:  GCBA 908 (or concurrent enrollment).

Typically Offered: FALL

GCBA 910 HUMAN GROSS ANATOMY I 3 Credit Hours

A study of the human body (upper limb, head, neck, and thorax) by means of gross dissection, cross section, lecture, demonstration, radiographs and scans. Readings in and oral reports from anatomic literature introduce

Credit Hour Breakdown: 3 Credit Hours-Synchronous Classroom: (weekly): Lecture-2 Hours; Lab-2 Hours; Out of Class/Hmwk- 6 Hours; Small Group-.5 Hour

Typically Offered: SUM/FALL

GCBA 912 MODERN APPROACHES IN CELL BIOLOGY & MOLECULAR GENETICS 3 Credit Hours

This advanced-level course will focus on current techniques and concepts in cell biology and genetics. This course includes a didactic component as well as discussion section where the students will be asked to present their interpretations and ideas on cutting edge research. Hands on workshops and demonstrations are also conducted weekly.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 3 Credit Hours-Synchronous Classroom: (weekly): Lecture-1 Hours; Out of Class/Hmwk- 6 Hours; Workshop/Discussion-2 Hours

Prerequisite:  Permission of instructor.

Typically Offered: SPRING

GCBA 913 ADVANCED GROSS ANATOMY & DISSECTION 4 Credit Hours

This course provides foundational knowledge about structures and processes in the nervous system. Consequences of use, disuse, age, pathology, and injury will be addressed as they relate to sensorimotor impairment, disability, and/or handicap.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 3 Credit Hours-Synchronous Classroom: (weekly): Lecture-1 Hours; Lab-6 Hours; Out of Class/Hmwk- 6 Hours

Prerequisite:  GCBA 908 and GCBA 909

Typically Offered: SUMMER

GCBA 918 DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY 3 Credit Hours

An examination of the major areas of development, using current literature addressing well defined topics. The first semester covers oogenesis, fertilization, cleavage, establishment of the body axis, gastrulation, neurulation and morphogenesis.

Credit Hour Breakdown: Course no longer offered

Prerequisite:  Permission of instructor.

Typically Offered: FALL

GCBA 920 HUMAN GROSS ANATOMY II 3 Credit Hours

A continuation of 910 covering the abdomen, pelvis, and lower limb.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 3 Credit Hours-Synchronous Classroom:(weekly): Lecture-2 Hours; Lab-2 Hours; Out of Class/Hmwk- 6 Hours; Small Group-.5 Hour

Prerequisite:  CBA 910 and permission of instructor.

Typically Offered: SUM/FALL

GCBA 922 NEUROBIOLOGY I 3 Credit Hours

Presentation of current literature addressing the classical topics of neuroembryology, neurohistology, neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, neuropharmacology and neuropathology.

Credit Hour Breakdown: Course not offered by GCBA

Prerequisite:  Permission of instructor.

Cross List: PHAR 922

Typically Offered: FALL

GCBA 924 SEL PROB ELECTRON MICR 0 Credit Hours

Problems will be selected involving the ultrastructure of cells, inter-relationships between cells and the characteristics of intercellular substances. Emphasis will be on operation and use of the electron microscope.

Credit Hour Breakdown: Course not offered

Prerequisite:  GCBA 830 and permission of instructor.

Typically Offered: SPRING

GCBA 928 DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY 3 Credit Hours

A continuation of GCBA 918, with an emphasis on the molecular basis for the determination of cell fate and the generation of cell diversity.

Credit Hour Breakdown: Course not offered

Prerequisite:  GCBA 918.

Typically Offered: SPRING

GCBA 932 NEUROBIOLOGY II 3 Credit Hours

A continuation of selected topics from GCBA 922, with an emphasis on the molecular biology of the neuron and the function of the central nervous system. Current topics will vary every year.

Credit Hour Breakdown: Course not offered by GCBA

Prerequisite:  CBA 922 and permission of instructor.

Typically Offered: SPRING

GCBA 940 TEACHING PRACTICUM: HUMAN GROSS ANATOMY 2 Credit Hours

A series of courses designed to provide an opportunity for students to develop and apply the skills requisite for effective teaching in the anatomical sciences.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 2 Credit Hours-Synchronous Classroom: (weekly):Teaching Practica in Lab-8 Hours; Out of Class/Hmwk-4 Hours

Prerequisite:  Appropriate GCBA course(s) or equivalent, GCBA 806, GCBA 910, GCBA 920 and permission of instructor.

Typically Offered: SUM/FALL

GCBA 942 TCH PRACT HUM NEUROANA 1 Credit Hour

A series of courses designed to provide an opportunity for students to develop and apply the skills requisite for effective teaching in the anatomical sciences.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 1 Credit Hour-Synchronous Classroom: (weekly):Teaching Practica in Lab-4 Hours; Out of Class/Hmwk- 2Hours

Prerequisite:  Appropriate GCBA course(s) or equivalent, GCBA 806, GCBA 910, GCBA 920 and permission of instructor.

Typically Offered: SPRING

GCBA 945 STEM CELL AND DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY 2 Credit Hours

An in depth study of the basic science of stem cell biology and the application of tissue engineering principles to generate stem cell-based solutions to significant clinical problems. Special emphasis is placed on embryonic stem cells, adult stem cells, and stem cell plasticity and the interaction between stem cells and the mircoenvironment.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 2 Credit Hours-Synchronous Classroom:(weekly): Lecture-1 Hours; Out of Class/Hmwk- 4 Hours; Small Group-1 Hour

Prerequisite:  IPBS 801-803

Typically Offered: SUMMER

GCBA 949 TEACHING PRACTICUM: HUMAN HISTOLOGY 2 Credit Hours

A series of courses designed to provide an opportunity for students to develop and apply the skills requisite for effective teaching in the anatomical sciences.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 2 Credit Hours-Synchronous Classroom:(weekly): Teachning Practica in Lab-4 Hours; Out of Class/Hmwk- 2 Hours

Prerequisite:  Appropriate GCBA course(s) or equivalent, GCBA 806, GCBA 910, GCBA 920 and permission of instructor.

Typically Offered: FALL/SPR

GCBA 970 SEMINAR 1 Credit Hour

Attendance at weekly seminars offered by the department/program, or other activities specific to the degree program (contact the program director for more information).

Credit Hour Breakdown: 1 Credit Hours-Synchronous Classroom: (weekly):Seminar-1Hour

Typically Offered: FALL/SPR

GCBA 971 PROFESSIONAL OPPORTUNITIES SEMINAR 1 Credit Hour

In this course students will shadow a series of physicians of healthcare professionals from participating units. Through the course of these shadowing experiences, student will have the opportunity to see first hand how knowledge of human anatomy is utilized on a day to day basis in clinical practice.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 4 Credit Hours-Synchronous Classroom: (weekly): Lecture/Seminar-1 Hours; Out of Class/Hmwk- .5 Hours

Typically Offered: FALL

GCBA 999 DOCTORAL DISSERTATION 1-15 Credit Hours

Independent student research related to the PhD dissertation. This course may be utilized before or after successful completion of the comprehensive exam.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 1-15 Credit Hours-Research/Field Work: (weekly) 4 hours field work/research minimum per each 1 credit Hour

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU