Microbiology Minor (Non-Teaching) (2014)

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A Microbiology minor is available to provide interested students with an understanding of the microbial basis of health and disease and environmental microbiology. Eligibility for a minor in Microbiology requires 29 credits in Microbiology and supporting subjects. This minor will complement other majors for those pursuing graduate school and professional programs in medical, dental, veterinary, ecological, industrial, pharmaceutical and related areas. The minor will also strengthen the background of science majors who wish to become more competitive in the job market.


BIOM 103 IM - Unseen Universe: Microbes or
BIOM 250 - Microbiology for Health Sciences: Infectious Diseases
   3
BIOB 160 - Principles of Living Systems
or BIOB 260 - Cellular and Molecular Biology
  4
BIOM 360 - General Microbiology
pre-reqs BIOB 160, CHMY 141 & 143; co-req CHMY 211 or 321
   5
BIOM 400 - Medical Microbiology    3
BIOM 405 - Host-Associated Microbiomes    4
BIOM 410 - Microbial Genetics    3
BIOM 415 - Microbial Diversity, Ecology, and Evolution    3
BIOM 421 - Concepts of Plant Pathology    3
BIOM 423 - Mycology    3
BIOM 425 - Toxicology: Science of Poisons    3
BIOM 430 - Applied and Environmental Microbiology    4
BIOM 431 - Medical Bacteriology    3
BIOM 432 - Med Bacteriology Lab    2
BIOM 435 - Virology    3
BIOM 441 - Eukaryotic Pathogens    4
BIOM 450 - Microbial Physiology    3
BIOM 452 - Soil & Envirnmntl Microbiology    3
BIOM 455R - Research Mthds in Microbiology    4
BIOM 490R - Undergraduate Research    3
BIOB 410 - Immunology    3
BIOB 411    1
BIOB 428 - Molecular Evolution    3
BIOH 405 - Hematology    3
BIOH 406 - Hematology Laboratory    1
BIOH 422 - Genes and Cancer    3

 

Microbiology electives must be numbered 280 and above. A minimum of 9 credits total must be in courses numbered 300 and above. A maximum of 2 Undergraduate Research credits can be applied to the minor.