Oct 25, 2020  
2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog 
2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Health Sciences Major, B.S. (Microbiology Concentration - no minor required)

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General Program Information

Microbiology Concentration (no minor required)

During the sophomore year the microbiology major should choose general microbiology and pathogenic microbiology. Frequent advising is necessary to ensure that career objectives are attained.

TBR General Education Requirements: 41 Credit Hours

Other graduation requirements

Microbiology Electives: 23 Credit Hours

Select 17 additional hours from the following list:

Total Hours Required for Degree: 120 Credit Hours

Additional Information

The American Society for Microbiology (ASM) program certification requires that the student have at least 20 credit hours in microbiology as broadly defined. In addition to the ASM requirements and a year of Physics (2010-2011, 4 hours; 2020-2021, 4 hours), the National Registry of Microbiologists requires a minimum of one year of work experience before an applicant for registration may take written examinations in general microbiology and in at least two specialty areas. The specialties include both theoretical and applied aspects of pathogenic bacteriology, immunology and serology, parasitology, mycology, virology, and the combined areas of food, dairy, and sanitation microbiology, or of agricultural and industrial microbiology.

Click here to view the Microbiology Concentration (no minor required) Suggested Course Sequence 

Additional Requirements

This concentration will satisfy the university’s requirement for a major and a minor field of study. All majors and minors must work in close consultation with their departmental advisors in preparing their schedules. Failure to do so could result in improper scheduling which might require extra coursework. All graduates must complete the General Education Core Requirements  as listed in this catalog.

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