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Degree Plan: Bachelor of Science, Microbiology

Year One and Two

CHEM 111, 112 General Chemistry I, II   (8 Credits)
ENGL 111G Rhetoric and Composition I    (4 Credits)
BIOL 111G, 111L Natural History of Life    (4 Credits)
MATH 142G Calculus for Biol & Mgt Sciences I
             or MATH 191 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I    (3 Credits)
CS 110G Computer Literacy    (3 Credits)
PHYS 211, 211L, 212, 212L General Physics I, II   (8 Credits)
BIOL 211G, 211L Cellular and Organismal Biology    (4 Credits)
Second Language 111, 112 Elementary I, II    (8 Credits)
CHEM 211 Organic Chemistry *    (4 Credits)
Requirements/Electives **

Year Three and Four

BIOL 311, 311L General Microbiology    (4
CHEM 371 Analytical Chemistry *    (4 Credits)
BIOL 305 Principles of Genetics    (3 Credits)
Second Language 211, 212 Intermediate I, II    (6 Credits)
BIOL 474 Immunology    (3 Credits) [Fall Semester]
BIOL 478 Molecular Biology of Microorganisms    (3 Credits) [Fall Semester]
BCHE 341 Survey of Biochemistry  or BCHE 395 Biochemistry    (4 Credits)
BIOL 451 Physiology of Microorganisms    (3 Credits) [Spring Semester]
BIOL 479, 479L Medical Microbiology    (4 Credits) [Spring Semester]
Requirements/Electives **    

* CHEM 313, 314, 315 Organic Chemistry I, Lab, and II may substitute for CHEM 211, CHEM 371.

** For General Education and College of Arts and Sciences Requirements, see your advisor. Three additional credits in upper-division microbiology courses from: BIOL 321, Microbiological Methods; BIOL 412, Seminar in Microbiology; BIOL 472, Mycology; BIOL 473, Ecology of Microorganisms; BIOL 475, Virology; BIOL 477, Applied and Environmental Microbiology; BIOL 482, Microbial Systematics; individual laboratory such as BIOL 450, Special Topics or BIOL 448, Senior Thesis.


OF THE 128 CREDITS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION, 55 MUST BE UPPER-DIVISION (300 level or above).
THIS INCLUDES UPPER DIVISION BIOLOGY COURSES