Graduate Course Descriptions

The following directory lists the graduate courses which the University expects to offer, although the University in no way guarantees that all such courses will be offered in any given academic year, and reserves the right to alter the list if conditions warrant. Click on the links below for a list of courses in that subject area. You may then click “View Classes” to see scheduled classes for individual courses.

5100. Foundations of Genetic and Genomic Medicine

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Only open to graduate students currently enrolled in the Clinical Genetics and Genomics certificate, Health Care Genetics PSM program, or Genetic Counseling PSM program.

Grading Basis: Graded

Foundational concepts and application of genetics and genomics in the context of human disease.

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5101. Principles of Human Embryology and Teratology

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: ISG 5100; only open to graduate students currently enrolled in the Clinical Genetics and Genomics certificate, Health Care Genetics PSM program, or Genetic Counseling PSM program.

Grading Basis: Graded

Investigation of fundamental mechanisms underlying normal and abnormal development related to embryogenesis and organogenesis. Relates defects in development to congenital anomalies.

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5102. Clinical Applications of Genetic and Genomic Technologies

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: ISG 5100; only open to graduate students currently enrolled in the Clinical Genetics and Genomics certificate, Health Care Genetics PSM program, or Genetic Counseling PSM program.

Grading Basis: Graded

Principles, clinical applications, and interpretation of genetic and genomic testing methods.

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5103. Theories and Methods of Clinical Genetics

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: ISG 5100; only open to graduate students currently enrolled in the Clinical Genetics and Genomics certificate, Health Care Genetics PSM program, or Genetic Counseling PSM program.

Grading Basis: Graded

An Introduction to the theoretical framework, skillsets, and applications necessary to provide scientific communication of genetics and genomics, resources, diagnoses, and counseling in the clinical setting.

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5730. Professional Skills and Competencies

1.00 - 2.00 credits | May be repeated for a total of 10 credits.

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

Career skills development toward effective practice in health care research, diagnostic and/or clinic settings.

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