B.S. Microbiology


Curriculum

The B.S.in Microbiology program has three tracks that allow students to specialize in Biomedical Microbiology, Epidemiology/Public Health, or Industrial/Pharmaceutical Microbiology.

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Year 1

  Fall Semester
Credits
 Spring Semester
Credits
BIO 101 General Biology I 4 BIO 102  General Biology II 4
CHE 101 General Chemistry I  4 CHE 102 General Chemistry II 4
HUM 101 The Pre-Modern World 3 HUM 102 The Modern World 3
MAT 121 Calculus I  4 COM 115 Principles of Communication 3
        Elective 1  3
  Total 15   Total  17

Year 2

Fall Semester
Credits
Spring Semester
Credits
CHE 211 Organic Chemistry I 4 CHE 212 Organic Chemistry II 4
PHY 212 College Physics I 4 PHY 222 College Physics II 4
HUM 201 The Contemporary World 3 MAT 145 Elementary Statistics  3
BIO 210 Microbiology 4 BIO 240 Virology 3
        Elective 2  3
  Total 15   Total  17

year 3

Fall Semester
Credits
Spring Semester
Credits
PSC 311 Biochemistry  3 BIO 365* Medical Mycology and Parasitology 3
PSC 315 Immunology 3 BIO 340 Microbial Genetics 3
BIO 370 Microbial Physiology 3 BIO 355 Biomedical Lab Techniques II 3
BIO 350 Biomedical Lab Techniques I 3 BIO 235 Cell Biology  3
  Elective 3  3   Elective 4 3
  Total 15   Total  15

year 4

Fall Semester
Credits
Spring Semester
Credits
BIO 480 Micro. Capstone Experience I  3 BIO 485 Micro. Capstone Experience II  3
CHE 253 Scientific Communication  2 BIO 680 Bacterial Pathogenesis 3
BIO 660G Journal Club  1 BIO 660G Journal Club 1
  Track Elective I 3   Track Elective II 3
  Elective 5 3   Elective 7  3
  Elective 6  3      
  Total 15   Total 13

 

 

Year 1

  Fall Semester
Credits
 Spring Semester
Credits
BIO 101 General Biology I 4 BIO 102 General Biology II 4
CHE 101 General Chemistry I 4 CHE 102 General Chemistry II 4
HUM 101 The Pre-Modern World 3 HUM 102 The Modern World 3
MAT 121 Calculus I 4 COM 115 Principles of Communication 3
        Elective I 3
  Total 15   Total  17

Year 2

Fall Semester
Credits
Spring Semester
Credits
CHE 211 Organic Chemistry I 4 CHE 212 Organic Chemistry II 4
PHY 212 College Physics I 4 PHY 222 College Physics II 4
HUM 201 The Contemporary World 3 MAT 145 Elementary Statistics 3
BIO 210 Microbiology 4   Elective II 3
  Track Elective I 3      
  Total 18   Total  14

year 3

Fall Semester
Credits
Spring Semester
Credits
PSC 311 Biochemistry 3 BIO 235* Cell Biology 3
PSC 315 Immunology 3 BIO 340 Microbial Genetics 3
BIO 350 Biomedical Lab Techniques I 3 BIO 355 Biomedical Lab Techniques II 3
BIO 370 Microbial Phyisology 3 PAD 393 Intro to Epidemiology 3
BIO 315 Public Health Microbiology 3   Elective III 3
  Total 15   Total  15

year 4

Fall Semester
Credits
Spring Semester
Credits
BIO 480 Micro. Capstone Experience I 3 BIO 485 Micro. Capstone Experience II 3
CHE 253 Scientific Communication 2 PBH 330 Global Perspectives in Epi. 3
BIO 660G Journal Club 1 BIO 660G Journal Club 1
  Track Elective II 3   Elective 6 3
  Elective 4 3   Elective 7 3
  Elective 5 3      
  Total 15   Total 13

 

 

Year 1

  Fall Semester
Credits
 Spring Semester
Credits
BIO 101 General Biology I 4 BIO 102 General Biology II 4
CHE 101 General Chemistry I 4 CHE 102 General Chemistry II 4
HUM 101 The Pre-Modern World 3 HUM 102 The Modern World 3
MAT 121 Calculus I 4 COM 115 Principles of Communication 3
        Elective I 3
  Total 15   Total  17

Year 2

Fall Semester
Credits
Spring Semester
Credits
CHE 211 Organic Chemistry I 4 CHE 212 Organic Chemistry II 4
PHY 212 College Physics I 4 PHY 222 College Physics II 4
HUM 201 The Contemporary World 3 MAT 145 Elementary Statistics 3
BIO 210 Microbiology 4 BIO 260 Public Health Toxicology 3
        Elective 2 3
  Total 15   Total  17

year 3

Fall Semester
Credits
Spring Semester
Credits
PSC 311 Biochemistry 3 BIO 235* Cell Biology 3
PSC 315 Immunology 3 BIO 340 Microbial Genetics 3
BIO 370 Microbial Physiology 3 BIO 355 Biomedical Lab Techniques II 3
BIO 350 Biomedical Lab Techniques I 3 BIO 410 Pharmaceutical Microbiology 3
  Track Elective I 3   Elective 3 3
  Total 15   Total  15

year 4

Fall Semester
Credits
Spring Semester
Credits
BIO 480 Micro. Capstone Experience I 3 BIO 485 Micro. Capstone Experience II 3
CHE 253 Scientific Communication 2 BIO 660G Journal Club 1
BIO 660G Journal Club 1 BIO 360 Industrial Micro/Bioprocessing 3
PSC 431 Foundations of Pharm. Sci. 2   Elective 6 3
  Elective 4 4   Elective 7 3
  Track Elective II 3      
  Elective 5 3      
  Total 18   Total 13

 

*Spring 2018 graduates may substitute PSC 312: Molecular Biology course for BIO 235: Cell Biology. Graduates after Spring 2018 are required to take Cell Biology.