Graduates will have and be able to communicate an understanding of microbiology sufficient to qualify for graduate or professional schools or for entry-level positions as industrial scientists.
Graduates will develop basic laboratory skills and be familiar with the standard techniques and equipment used in the modern microbiology laboratory.
Graduates will generate and interpret data with subsequent application to the solution of novel problems in microbiology.
Graduates will identify career opportunities and professional and ethical issues that concern scientists in the microbiology field.
Requirements to enter a major
Students must have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better and must complete Chem 110, 111, 112, and Math 140 with a grade of C or better.
Requirements to graduate
To graduate, students must meet all three of the following requirements:
2.0 cumulative GPA.
a grade of C or better in two of the following three courses: BMB/Micrb 251, BMB/Micrb 252 & Micrb 201.
a grade of C or better in 9 credits of 400-level Micrb/BMB lecture courses (for Micrb majors).