Ostrow School of Dentistry
Courses of Instruction
The terms indicated are expected but are not guaranteed. For the courses offered during any given term, consult the Schedule of Classes.
Interdisciplinary — Basic Sciences (INTB)
INTB 504 Human Craniofacial Development and Genetics (3) Principles of human embryology and genetics; craniofacial developmental biology; molecular genetics, cytogenetics, clinical orofacial genetics, genetic counseling; bioethics.
INTB 521 Basic and Medical Microbiology (2) Fundamentals of microbial structure, growth and physiology; major bacterial, viral and fungal diseases, symptoms, course, control and treatment; emphasis on diseases related to dental management.
INTB 601 Advances in Oral Biology (2) Review of basics of scientific methodology; comparison between and indications for scientific studies and case reports; critical review of current dental literature.
INTB 603 Systematic Approach to Scientific Writing (2) Study of dental research publication and review of writing principles; focus on logical arrangement of information, avoidance of common writing flaws, attainment of syntactical fluency.
INTB 604 Clinics in Craniofacial Malformations (2) Diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of craniofacial malformations; principles of health care of craniofacial malformation patients. Includes hospital clinical observation.
INTB 650abcdef Dental Research Participation (1-6 each) Assist in research in basic science, biomedical, or clinical dental areas. Experience in research strategy, design and methods using practical scientific problem solving.
INTB 651abcd Experience in Dental Teaching (1-6 each) Practical teaching experience in dental laboratory and clinic settings under faculty supervision. Includes instruction in effective methods.
INTB 652 Externship (1-6) Dental experience at an off-site location — not limited to clinical experience. Student participation must be approved by Associate Dean, Academic Affairs.
INTB 690abcdef Directed Dental Research (1-12 each) Dental clinical and/or basic science research under faculty guidance; proposal developed, research conducted, conclusion drawn, paper written. Units determined by extent of research. Graded CR/NC.