• Degree: PhD
  • Campus: Debbieh
  • Faculty: Science
  • Department: Biological Sciences

Program Description

To obtain the PhD degree in Biology, the student should successfully complete a total of 40 credit hours including 18 credit hours of course work with a CGPA of no less than 3.0 and successfully defend the dissertation (22 credit hours) in no less than three years. Moreover, the student has to pass a comprehensive exam after passing at least 15 credit hours of courses before registration of his/her dissertation.


Study Plan:

Elective Courses(EC)

Course Code Course Title Credits Hours Distribution Course Type
BCHM703 Systems Biology 3 (3crs.: 3lec.) EC
BCHM704 Cellular And Molecular Basis Of Diseases 3 (3crs.: 3lec.) EC
BCHM706 Genomics And Proteomics 3 (3crs.: 3lec.) EC
BIOL740 Special Topics In Microbiology 3 (3crs.: 2lec., 2lab.) EC
BIOL741 Advanced Topics In Biological Sciences 3 (3crs.: 3lec.) EC
BIOL742 Directed Individual Study In Biology 3 (3crs.: 3lec.) EC
BIOL743 Seminar In Immunogenetics 3 (3crs.: 3lec.) EC
BIOL744 Bacterial Biochemistry 3 (3crs.: 3lec.) EC

Mandatory Course(MC)

Course Code Course Title Credits Hours Distribution Course Type
BIOL790 Dissertation 22 (22 Crs.) MC