Sep 18, 2021  
2016-2017 Undergraduate and Graduate Academic Catalog 
    
2016-2017 Undergraduate and Graduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biology, B.S., Microbiology Concentration


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CIP Code: S117-20 (260101-0) †
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:To qualify for graduation, a student must earn a grade of "C" or better in all BIOL courses that are applicable to the degree.

Freshman Year


Sophomore Year


Electives


General Electives (3 Credits)


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

BHSC (3 credits)


BHSC Elective must be chosen from ANTH, CJUS, ECON, GEOG, POLS, PSYC, or SOCI, with one course at the 200-level or above.

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

Total: 30 Credits


Junior Year


Electives


HIST (3 Credits)


Must be approved by the student's academic advisor.

ARTS (3 Credits)


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

Must be chosen from advisor-approved list of DANC, MUS, DSGN, THEA or VIAR courses.

Note


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

Total: 32-33 Credits


Senior Year


Electives


ENGL (3 Credits)


Any ENGL course that meets the English Literature requirment.

BHSC (6 Credits)


BHSC Elective must be chosen from ANTH, CJUS, ECON, GEOG, POLS, PSYC, or SOCI, with one course at the 200-level or above.

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

General Electives (2 Credits)†


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

Total: 28 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 407(G) , BIOL 409(G) , BIOL 412(G) , BIOL 424(G) , BIOL 433(G) , BIOL 435 , BIOL 441(G) , BIOL 445(G) , BIOL 485(G) , or BIOL 495 . This course can also be used to satisfy other curriculum requirements, as appropriate. 

 

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.

 

 

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