Microbiology Emphasis

BIOLOGY Major

This disciplinary emphasis also requires:

Supporting Courses28-29
Principles of Biology: Cellular and Molecular Processes
and Principles of Biology Lab: Cellular and Molecular Processes
Principles of Biology: Organisms, Ecology, and Evolution
and Principles of Biology Lab: Organisms, Ecology, and Evolution
Principles of Chemistry I
and Principles of Chemistry I Laboratory
Principles of Chemistry II
and Principles of Chemistry II Laboratory
Introductory Statistics
Mathematics (choose one course):
Elementary Functions: Algebra and Trigonometry
Calculus for the Management and Social Sciences
Calculus and Analytic Geometry I
Writing (choose one course):
English Composition II: Composition and Rhetoric
Technical Writing
Upper Level Courses 134-38
Required courses
Principles of Microbiology
Environmental Microbiology
Plant Physiology
Comparative Physiology
Genetics
Evolutionary Biology
Principles of Ecology
Advanced Microbiology
Chemistry (minimum of 8 credits of the following courses):
Bio-Organic Chemistry
and Bio-Organic Chemistry Laboratory
Organic Chemistry I
and Organic Chemistry Laboratory I
Biochemistry
Biochemistry Laboratory
Electives (choose 8 or more credits from the following courses):
Cell Biology
Cell Biology Laboratory
Mycology
Molecular Biology
Molecular Biology Laboratory
Internship
Immunology
Immunology Lab
Seminar (1 credit required):
Biology Seminar
Total Credits62-67
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 Research experience and/or Internships are highly recommended. Credits from research and internships may be counted toward upper level electives.

Students planning to continue on to graduate school or a professional program are recommended to take calculus, physics and organic chemistry.