Microbiology Option: Environmental Microbiology Track

Freshman YearCredits
BIOB 160 - Principles of Living Systems4
CHMY 141 - College Chemistry I (& CHMY 142)
or CHMY 151 and CHMY 152
4
CHMY 143 - College Chemistry II (& CHMY 144)
or CHMY 153 - Honors College Chemistry II
4
Math requirements*6-7
University Core and Electives (see list below) 11-12
Year Total: 30
Sophomore YearCredits
CHMY 321 - Organic Chemistry I (& CHMY 322)
or CHMY 331 and CHMY 332
4
CHMY 323 - Organic Chemistry II (& CHMY 324)
or CHMY 333 and CHMY 334
4
BIOM 360 - General Microbiology5
PHSX 205 - College Physics I
or PHSX 220 - Physics I with Calculus
4
PHSX 207 - College Physics II
or PHSX 222 - Physics II with Calculus
4
Microbiology Electives**
University Core and Electives9
Year Total: 30
Junior YearCredits
BCH 380 - Biochemistry
or BCH 441 and BCH 442
5
BIOM 410 - Microbial Genetics3
BIOM 430 - Applied and Environmental Microbiology
or BIOM 415 - Microbial Diversity, Ecology, and Evolution
3-4
Microbiology Electives**
University Core and Electives18
Year Total: 30
Senior YearCredits
BIOM 450 - Microbial Physiology3
BIOM 494 - Seminar/Workshop (take twice for two credits total)2
Microbiology Electives**
University Core and Electives 25
Year Total: 30
Total Program Credits: 120
Math Requirements *
Choose one of the following sequences of two courses:
Survey of Calculus
and Biometry (or STAT 216)
Calculus I
and Biometry (or STAT 216)
Calculus I
and Calculus II
Honors Calculus I
and Honors Calculus II
Calculus for Technology I
and Calculus for Technology II
Microbiology Electives **
Choose five additional courses:
BIOM 405Host-Associated Microbiomes3
BIOM 452Soil & Envirnmntl Microbiology3
BIOM 460Infectious Diseases Ecology and Spillover3
BIOM 457RResearch Methods in Immunology4
BIOM 419Programming for Biologists (Programming for Biologists)3
BIOM 421Concepts of Plant Pathology3
BIOM 465Plant-Pathogen Interactions3
AGSC 450Plant Disease Control3
ENSC 353Environmental Biogeochemistry3
ENSC 460Soil Remediation3
BIOE 370General Ecology 3
BIOB 375General Genetics3
BIOB 420Evolution3
BCH 441Biochemistry of Macromolecules3
BCH 444RBiochemistry & Molecular Biology Methods3

A minimum of 120 credits is required for graduation; 42 of these credits must be in courses numbered 300 and above.