Jul 17, 2018  
2017-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Academic Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biology, B.S., Microbiology Concentration


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CIP Code: 260101
Total Credit Hours: 120-122
Degree Awarded: Bachelor of Science
Career Opportunities: Pharmaceutical companies, federal and state government laboratories and agencies, public health, nursing, pharmacy, food industry companies, botanical gardens and arboretums, hospitals, public health facilities, professional schools of medicine.
Note(s): To qualify for graduation, a student must earn a grade of "C" or better in all BIOL courses that are applicable to the degree.
Minimum of 45 hours of 300 and 400 level courses must be taken to meet graduation requirements.

Students receiving a degree through this curriculum are eligible to become Registered Microbiologists. Information about the National Registry of Microbiologists may be obtained at the office of the Department of Biology.

General Education Core Curriculum


Core Curriculum  

Freshman Year


Sophomore Year


Electives


Minimum of 45 hours of 300 and 400-level courses must be taken to meet graduation requirements.

General Electives (6 Credits)


Total: 27 Credits


Junior Year


Electives


Minimum of 45 hours of 300 and 400-level courses must be taken to meet graduation requirements.

History (3 Credits)


Choose from the General Education Core  list of History courses in consultation with academic advisor.

Communication (3 Credits)


Choose from:

Fine Arts (3 Credits)


Choose from the General Education Core  list of Fine Arts courses.

Total: 30-31 Credits


Senior Year


Electives


Minimum of 45 hours of 300 and 400-level courses must be taken to meet graduation requirements.

English Literature (3 Credits)


Choose from the General Education Core  list of Literature courses.

Social/Behavioral Sciences (6 Credits)


Choose from the General Education Core  list of Social/Behavioral courses. Three hours must be at the 200 level or above.

General Electives (3 Credits)†


Total: 32 Credits


Note:


† Students must complete one of the following courses which place an emphasis on writing: BIOL 307 , BIOL 337 , BIOL 360 , BIOL 370 , BIOL 407G , BIOL 409G , BIOL 412G , BIOL 424G , BIOL 433G , BIOL 435 , BIOL 441G , BIOL 445G , BIOL 485G , or BIOL 495 . This course can also be used to satisfy other curriculum requirements, as appropriate.

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