Microbiology Option: Environmental Health Track

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Environmental Health Specialists are concerned with general environmental sanitation, food and waterborne disease control, air and water quality, water and wastewater treatment, solid and hazardous waste disposal, rodent and insect control, consumer product safety, recreational and occupational safety, radiological hygiene, epidemiology and health education.

YearTotal:   30
Freshman Year Credits
BIOB 160 - Principles of Living Systems
or BIOB 260 - Cellular and Molecular Biology
  4
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 requirements   6-7
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 or
BIOB 318 - Biometry
   
University Core and Electives   11-12

 

YearTotal:    30
Sophomore Year Credits
CHMY 321 - Organic Chemistry or
CHMY 331 - Honors Organic Chemistry
   4
CHMY 323 - Organic Chemistry II or
CHMY 333 - Honors Organic Chemistry II
   4
BIOM 360 - General Microbiology    5
Choose one of the folowing sequences: 0-10
For General Plan
PHSX 205 - College Physics I or
PHSX 220 - Physics I (w/ calculus)
  4
PHSX 207 - College Physics II or
PHSX 222 - Physics II (w/ calculus)
  4
For Population Biol. & Ecology Plan
BIOB 375 - General Genetics    3
BIOB 370 - General Ecology (equiv to 270)    3
For Bioinformatics Plan: (TBA)
For Ag & Bioremediation Plan
ENSC 245IN- Soils    3
University Core and Electives    7-17

 

YearTotal:   30
Junior Year Credits
BCH 380 - Biochemistry   5
BIOM 410 - Microbial Genetics    3
BIOM 430 - Applied and Environmental Microbiology    4
BCH 442 - Metabolic Regulation   3
University Core and Electives    15

 

YearTotal:    29
Total Program Credits:    119
Senior Year Courses
BIOM 450 - Microbial Physiology    3
BIOM 494 - Seminar/Workshop (take twice for two credits)    1
Choose one of the following sequences: 9-18
For General Plan
BCH 441 - Biochemistry of Macromolecules   3
BIOM 455R - Research Mthds in Microbiology    4
BIOM 452 - Soil & Envirnmntl Microbiology    3
For Population Biol. & Ecology Plan
BIOM 452 - Soil & Envirnmntl Microbiology    3
BIOM 415 - Microbial Diversity, Ecology, and Evolution    3
BIOB 420 - Evolution  3  
For Bioinformatics Plan
BCH 441 - Biochemistry of Macromolecules   3
BIOM 455R - Research Mthds in Microbiology    4
BCH 444R - Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Methods   3
BIOB 428 - Molecular Evolution    3
For Ag & Bioremediation Plan
BIOM 452 - Soil & Envirnmntl Microbiology    3
BIOM 421 - Concepts of Plant Pathology    3
AGSC 450 - Plant Disease Control    3
ENSC 353- Environmental Biogeochemistry    3
ENSC 460- Soil Remediation    3
ENSC 423- Mycology    3
University Core and Electives    7-16

 

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