GENETIC COUNSELING PROGRAM

School of Health and Human Sciences

First Year Courses

Fall Semester (14 credit hours)

BIO 614 – Prenatal Development: Human Embryology & Teratology (3)
GEN 601 – Principles of Genetic Counseling I (3)
GEN 610 – Genetic Counseling in the Community (2)
GEN 615 – Introduction to Oncology & Genetic Counseling (1)
GEN 618 РPsychosocial Seminar (1)
GEN 625 – Introduction to Research Methods & Genetic Counseling Literature (2)
GEN 658 – Molecular Diagnostics (2)

Spring Semester (14-16 credit hours)

GEN 602 – Principles of Genetic Counseling II (3)
GEN 630 – Medical and Clinical Genetics (3)
GEN 618 – Psychosocial Seminar (1)
GEN 648 – Capstone Seminar (1)
GEN 668 – Introduction to Clinical Encounters (2)
Elective of choice (3)*
Research elective of choice (1-3)*

Summer Session (5 credit hours)

GEN 669 – Advanced Clinical Genomics (2)
GEN 649 – Independent Research Study (1)
GEN 698 – Summer Clinical Rotation (2)

Second Year Courses

Fall Semester (14 credit hours)

GEN 701 – Principles of Genetic Counseling III (3)
GEN 720 – Peer Supervision (1)
GEN 730 – Medical and Clinical Genetics II (3)
GEN 718 – Clinical Rotations I (4)
GEN 748 – Research Project I (2)
GEN 618 – Psychosocial Seminar (1)

Spring Semester (15 credit hours)

PHI 620 – Ethics and Genetics (3)
CED 645 – Mental Health Issues for Genetic Counselors (3)
GEN 719 – Clinical Rotations II (4)
GEN 720 – Peer Supervision (1)
GEN 749 – Research Project II (3)
GEN 618 – Psychosocial Seminar (1)

Click here to see detailed Genetic Counseling course descriptions from the UNCG Graduate School Catalog online.

*An elective relevant to the student’s professional goals will be selected during the second semester of the program. Electives must be approved by the Program Director. With approval of the Program Director, students may select an additional (optional) elective in the fourth semester of the program.