Microbiology Option: Microbiology Track

Freshman YearCredits
CHMY 141 - College Chemistry I
& CHMY 142 - College Chemistry I Lab
or CHMY 151 and CHMY 152
4
CHMY 143 - College Chemistry II
& CHMY 144 - College Chemistry II Lab
or CHMY 153 and CHMY 154
4
BIOB 160 - Principles of Living Systems
or BIOB 260 - Cellular and Molecular Biology
4
Math Requirements*6
University Core and Electives (see list below) 12
Year Total: 30
Sophomore YearCredits
CHMY 321 - Organic Chemistry I
& CHMY 322 - Organic Chemistry I Lab
or CHMY 331 and CHMY 332
4
CHMY 323 - Organic Chemistry II
& CHMY 324 - Organic Chemistry II Lab
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**5
University Core and Electives4
Year Total: 30
Junior YearCredits
BCH 380 - Biochemistry
or BCH 441 and BCH 442
5
BIOM 430 - Applied and Environmental Microbiology
or BIOM 415 - Microbial Diversity, Ecology, and Evolution
3-4
Microbiology Electives**10
University Core and Electives11-12
Year Total: 30
Senior YearCredits
BIOM 494 - Seminar/Workshop (take two semesters)2
BIOM 450 - Microbial Physiology3
BIOM 410 - Microbial Genetics3
Microbiology Electives**10
University Core and Electives12
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 216Q)
Calculus I
and Biometry (or STAT 216Q)
Calculus I
and Calculus II
Honors Calculus I
and Honors Calculus II
Calculus for Technology I
and Calculus for Technology II

Microbiology Electives**

A minimum of 25 credits of additional Microbiology courses, some of which are listed below.

Careers in Microbiology (1 cr)
Eukaryotic Cell Biology
Medical Microbiology (3 cr)
Host-Associated Microbiomes (3 cr)
Programming for Biologists (Programming for Biologists)
Toxicology: Science of Poisons (3 cr)
General Parasitology (4 cr)
Medical Bacteriology (3 cr)
Med Bacteriology Lab (2 cr)
Virology (3 cr)
Eukaryotic Pathogens (4 cr)
Research Mthds in Microbiology (4 cr)
Research Methods in Immunology
Infectious Diseases Ecology and Spillover (3 cr)
Undergraduate Research (4 cr max for MB electives)
Educational Methods: Microbiology (2 cr)
Microbiology Internship
General Genetics
Immunology (3 cr)
Evolution
Ethical Practice of Science (3 cr)
Genome Science and Gene Expression (5 cr)
Hematology (3 cr)
Hematology Laboratory (1 cr)
Human Pathophysiology

Other suggested courses

One course may be used toward the 25 credits of Microbiology electives.
BIOH 201Human Anatomy and Physiology I (5 cr)5
BIOH 211Human Anatomy and Physiology II (4 cr)4
EMEC 424Cellular Mechanotransduction3

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