Minor in Microbiology

Students may seek an academic minor in microbiology.

The microbiology minor complements the skills the student gains in his or her major discipline by providing a laboratory-based approach to the study of microorganisms, with applications to biotechnology, molecular and cellular biology, research and development, and public health.

Requirements for the Minor

A minor in microbiology requires the completion of 15 credits of coursework in microbiology, drawn from various disciplines as appropriate.

Students must take one course from the following:

Students may choose the remaining courses from those above and the following:

Courses already applied toward other degree requirements (e.g., major or general education) may not be applied toward the minor. At least 9 credits must be earned in upper-level courses (numbered 300 or above). Prerequisites apply for all courses.

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