UConn Genetic Counseling Program Year 1 Plan of Study

 Course Number Course Name

#Classes marked with this symbol are not offered online

Credits Time
First Term
ISG 5100 Foundations of Genetic and Genomic Medicine 3 1st 7 weeks
ISG 5102 Clinical Applications of Genetic and Genomic Technologies 3 2nd 7 weeks
ISG 5103 Theories and Methods of Genetic Counseling 3 1st 7 weeks
ISG 5730-01 Professional Skills and Competencies: Career Preparation 1 14 weeks
ISG 5143 Clinical Prenatal Genetics 1 2nd 7 weeks
ISG 5144 Clinical Practice for Genetic Counselors I 1 14-weeks
#Fieldwork -  Genetic Counseling Observations 3 days
Second Term
ISG 5200 Counseling and Communication Skills for Healthcare Discussions 3 1st 7 weeks
ISG 5730-03 Professional Skills and Competencies: Communication through Case Review 1 14 weeks
ISG 5715 Current Topics in Clinical Genetics Journal Club 1 14 weeks
ISG 5140 Systems Medical Genetics 3 14 weeks
ISG 5146 Research Methods  3 14 weeks
ISG 5099 Statistics for Genetic Counselors (Independent Study)

1

2nd 7 weeks
ISG 5091-02 #Genetic Counseling Internship #1:  2 days/week in clinic

1

10 weeks
ISG 5091-02 #Genetic Counseling Internship #2: 2 days/wk in clinic

1

10 weeks
Summer Term
ISG 5091-02 #Genetic Counseling Internship #3 1 10 weeks
ISG 5099-02 #Independent Study: Capstone Project 1 1 10 weeks

UConn Genetic Counseling Program Year 2 Plan of Study

Course Number Course Name Credits Time 
First Term
ISG 5099 Independent Study: Capstone Project 2 1 14 weeks
ISG 5203 Death, Dying, Grief, and Coping 3 2nd 7 weeks
ISG 5730-03 Professional Skills and Competencies: Communication through Case Review 1 14 weeks
ISG 5141 Metabolic and Cardiovascular Genomics 2 1st 7 weeks
ISG 5142 Clinical Cancer Genetics 3 14 weeks
ISG 5091-02 #Genetic Counseling Internship; Rotation #4 and Rotation #5 2 (2) 10 week rotations
Second Term
ISG 5091-02 #Genetic Counseling Internship; Rotation #6 1 10 weeks
ISG 5099 Independent Study: Capstone Project 3 1 14 weeks
ISG 5715 Current Topics in Clinical Genetics Journal Club 1 14 weeks
ISG 5601 Interpreting Clinical Genomic Data 3 14 weeks
ISG 5145 - 02 Professional Skills and Competencies: Clinical Practice for Genetic Counselors II 1 14 weeks
ISG 5201 Cultural Awareness: Working with Diverse Populations in Healthcare (or other elective) 3 14 weeks