Microbiology Option: Environmental Microbiology Track

Freshman YearCredits
BIOB 160 - Principles of Living Systems4
CHMY 141 - College Chemistry I
or CHMY 151 - Honors College Chemistry I
4
CHMY 143 - College Chemistry II
or CHMY 153 - Honors College Chemistry II
4
Math requirements6-7
For General Plan:
M 165Q - Calculus for Technology I
or M 171Q - Calculus I
M 166Q - Calculus for Technology II
or M 172Q - Calculus II
For other Plans:
M 161Q - Survey of Calculus
& BIOB 318 - Biometry
University Core and Electives 11-12
Year Total: 30
Sophomore YearCredits
CHMY 321 - Organic Chemistry I
or CHMY 331 - Honors Organic Chemistry I
4
CHMY 323 - Organic Chemistry II
or CHMY 333 - Honors Organic Chemistry II
4
BIOM 360 - General Microbiology5
Choose one of the following sequences:0-10
For General Plan
PHSX 205 - College Physics I
or PHSX 220 - Physics I (w/ calculus)
PHSX 207 - College Physics II
or PHSX 222 - Physics II (w/ calculus)
For Population Biol. & Ecology Plan
BIOB 375 - General Genetics
BIOE 370 - General Ecology (equiv to 270)
For Bioinformatics Plan: (TBA)
For Ag & Bioremediation Plan
ENSC 245IN - Soils
University Core and Electives7-17
Year Total: 30
Junior YearCredits
BCH 380 - Biochemistry
or BCH 441 and BCH 442
5
BIOM 410 - Microbial Genetics3
BIOM 430 - Applied and Environmental Microbiology4
University Core and Electives18
Year Total: 30
Senior YearCredits
BIOM 450 - Microbial Physiology3
BIOM 494 - Seminar/Workshop (take twice for two credits total)2
Choose one of the following sequences:9-12
For General Plan
BIOM 405 - Host-Associated Microbiomes
BIOM 452 - Soil & Envirnmntl Microbiology
BIOM 455R - Research Mthds in Microbiology
For Population Biol. & Ecology Plan
BIOM 452 - Soil & Envirnmntl Microbiology
BIOM 415 - Microbial Diversity, Ecology, and Evolution
or BIOM 460 - Infectious Diseases Ecology and Spillover
BIOB 420 - Evolution
For Bioinformatics Plan
BCH 441 - Biochemistry of Macromolecules
BIOM 455R - Research Mthds in Microbiology
BCH 444R - Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Methods
BIOB 428 - Molecular Evolution
For Ag & Bioremediation Plan (choose 4 of the following)
BIOM 452 - Soil & Envirnmntl Microbiology
BIOM 421 - Concepts of Plant Pathology
AGSC 450 - Plant Disease Control
ENSC 353 - Environmental Biogeochemistry
ENSC 460 - Soil Remediation
BIOM 423 - Mycology
University Core and Electives 12-16
Year Total: 30
Total Program Credits: 120

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