Student Learning Outcomes: MS in Tropical Medicine

  1. Demonstrate a fundamental knowledge base in the major subdisciplines of the field of Tropical Medicine:  bacteriology, virology, mycology, parasitology, immunology, molecular epidemiology, and infectious disease ecology, pharmacology and bioinformatics.
  2. Demonstrate a mastery of technical and experimental methodologies required to conduct research in the field of Tropical Medicine.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to plan, execute, interpret, and evaluate experimental studies in Tropical Medicine.
  4. Demonstrate skills required for instruction, assessment and mentoring of undergraduate and   MS level students.
  5. Demonstrate proficiency in written and verbal communication skills in classroom lectures and other teaching formats and in professional seminars and presentations.
  6. Demonstrate sufficient mastery and scientific maturity to assess the work of peers in related fields.
Curriculum Map
Intended Student Learning Outcomes*
Course or Activity Tropical Medicine Knowledge Base Mastery of Research Methods Experimental Design & Execution Instructional & Mentoring Skills Written & Verbal Communication Skills Peer Evaluation & Assessment
TRMD 603, 604, 605, 608 I,A I,R R R
TRMD 601, 606 I I,R I,R
TRMD 607, 609, 650, 653, 671, 672, 673, 705 R,A R,A R I R
TRMD 690 I,R I,R I,R I,R I,R,A I,R
TRMD 699 R R R
TRMD 700 R,A R,A R,A
TRMD 800 M,A M,A M,A

*”I”=introduced; “R”=reinforced and opportunity to practice; “M”=mastery at the senior or exit level; “A”=assessment evidence collected