Biology Major - Microbiology Concentration
This major and concentration 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.
A 2.00 grade point average is required for all biology courses taken in the department. Exceptions must be requested via petition to the department’s academic programs committee.
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- Total Credits Required for Degree120
- Biology Core24
- Other Required Courses19-20
- See Biology Major for complete list of required courses.
- Microbiology Concentration33
- Core Courses for Microbiology Concentration18
- Electives for Microbiology Concentration15
- Choose 15 credits from the following list:15
- BI 203 Medical Microbiology (3-5 cr.)
- BI 288 Research in Biology (1-4 cr.)
- BI 327 Animal Physiology (4 cr.)
- BI 402 Microbial Ecology (4 cr.)
- BI 404 Virology (3 cr.)
- BI 405 Immunology (3 cr.)
- BI 406 Advanced Cell Biology (4 cr.)
- BI 412 Biostatistics (4 cr.)
- BI 418 Molecular Biology (4 cr.)
- BI 423 Parasitology (3 cr.)
- BI 431 Plant Physiology (4 cr.)
- BI 446 Genomics (4 cr.)
- BI 488 Advanced Research in Biology (1-4 cr.)
This major does not require a minor.