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Biology Major - Microbiology Emphasis

This major is appropriate for pre-professional students in pre-medicine, pre-dentistry and pre-veterinary medicine. It provides a foundation for introductory positions of employment in such fields as pharmaceuticals, manufacturing biological products, and monitoring health and environmental standards. It can also serve as a foundation for graduate studies in special areas of microbiology.

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Total Credits Required for Degree 124

Liberal Studies 30-40
Health Promotion Requirements 2

Required Courses in Major 44
Biology Electives 15
Choose from the following: 
BI 404 Virology (3 cr.)

Other Required Courses 32
Choose from the following groups: 10
     PH 202 College Physics II (5 cr.) [III] or

*Transfer students may satisfy this requirement with a minimum of 4 credit hours.

This major does not require a minor.