Microbiology - Bachelor of Science

The major in microbiology provides a solid academic base for those planning to enter any of the various fields of microbiology.


Nondepartmental Requirements
CHEM 111GGeneral Chemistry I4
CHEM 112GGeneral Chemistry II4
CHEM 313Organic Chemistry I3
CHEM 314Organic Chemistry II3
CHEM 315Organic Chemistry Laboratory2
BCHE 395Biochemistry I3
MATH 191GCalculus and Analytic Geometry I4
BIOL 455Biometry (preferred)3
or A ST 311 Statistical Applications
PHYS 211GGeneral Physics I3
or PHYS 221G General Physics for Life Sciences I
PHYS 212GGeneral Physics II3
or PHYS 222G General Physics for Life Sciences II
PHYS 211GLGeneral Physics I Laboratory1
or PHYS 221GL Laboratory to General Physics for Life Science I
PHYS 212GLGeneral Physics II Laboratory1
or PHYS 222GL Laboratory to General Physics for Life Sciences II
Departmental Requirements
BIOL 111GNatural History of Life3
BIOL 111GLNatural History of Life Laboratory1
BIOL 211GCellular and Organismal Biology3
BIOL 211GLCellular and Organismal Biology Laboratory1
BIOL 305Principles of Genetics3
BIOL 311General Microbiology3
BIOL 311 LGeneral Microbiology Laboratory2
BIOL 451Physiology of Microorganisms3
or BIOL 475 Virology
BIOL 474Immunology3
BIOL 478Molecular Biology of Microorganisms3
BIOL 479Medical Microbiology3
BIOL 479 LMedical Microbiology Laboratory1
Select six additional credits related to microbiology numbered 300 or above to bring total upper-division credits in microbiology to 24 from the following:6
Seminar in Microbiology1
Physiology of Microorganisms3
Biology of Emerging Infectious Diseases3
Molecular and Cellular Mycology3
Ecology of Microorganisms3
Soil Microbiology3
Applied and Environmental Microbiology4
General Education Requirements35
Viewing a Wider World6
Select sufficient electives to bring total credits to 120 including 48 upper-division credits.
Total Credits120