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- Program Prerequisite: Not required.
- Minor: Not required.
- Grade Requirements: An overall GPA of 2.00 or higher in microbiology courses required for this major in addition to an overall GPA of 2.00 or higher.
- Credit Hour Requirements: A total of 120 credit hours is required for graduation; a minimum of 71 of these is required within the major. A total of 40 upper division credit hours is required (courses numbered 3000 and above).
- Program Code: 6015BS
- CIPC: 260502
All Microbiology students are encouraged to meet with a faculty advisor at least annually for course and program advisement. Call 801-626-6949 for more information or to schedule an appointment. (Also refer to the Department Advisor Referral List.)
Use Grad MAPs to plan your degree
Declare your program of study (see Enrollment Services and Information ). No special admission or application requirements are needed for this program.
Refer to Degree Requirements for Bachelor of Science requirements. The following courses required for the Microbiology major also will satisfy general education requirements: MICR 2054 , CHEM 1210 , PHYS 1010 or PHYS 2010 .
Major Course Requirements for BS Degree
Microbiology Courses Required (19 credit hours)
Microbiology Elective Courses (20 credit hours)
Category A (8 credit hours minimum)
No more than 3 credit hours of MICR 4800 and no more than 2 credit hours of MICR 4830 may count toward the major.
Category C (8 credit hours maximum)
elective courses in other life science departments
Required Support Classes (32-35 credit hours)
A grade of D- or better is required in each support course.
* Minimum of 6 credit hours from two Life Science courses in: BTNY 1203 , BTNY 2104 , BTNY 2114 , BTNY 3105 , BTNY 3204 , BTNY 3214 , BTNY 3454 , BTNY 3473 , BTNY 3523 , BTNY 3624 ; ZOOL 1010 , ZOOL 1110 , ZOOL 2100 , ZOOL 2200 , ZOOL 3450 , ZOOL 3470 , ZOOL 3500 , ZOOL 3720 , ZOOL 3730 , ZOOL 4050 , ZOOL 4100 , ZOOL 4120 , ZOOL 4210 , ZOOL 4220 , ZOOL 4250 , ZOOL 4300 , ZOOL 4470 , ZOOL 4480 , ZOOL 4490 , ZOOL 4500 , ZOOL 4600 , ZOOL 4640 , ZOOL 4650 , ZOOL 4660 , ZOOL 4670 , ZOOL 4680 .
Students considering application to medical, dental, veterinary, physical therapy, optometry and pharmacy schools should consult the beginning of the College of Science section of this catalog. Furthermore, they should meet with the advisors of these programs, each of whom is listed in that section. The Department of Microbiology offers lower and upper level courses that provide superb training for examinations such as the Medical College Admissions Test, as well as medical school courses. Students should meet with the appropriate advisor for specific course suggestions. For information see weber.edu/premedicalprofessionalprograms.
Medical schools do not accept AP or CLEP credits in English or science courses.