Microbiology majors pursuing this emphasis should consult the appropriate advisor and include the specified Core and Elective Emphasis courses into their Microbiology Major. The below listed Core and Elective courses for this emphasis will complete the required 20 credit hours for the “Microbiology Elective Courses” requirements. Students still need to fulfill the REQUIRED MICROBIOLOGY COURSES (19 credit hours), MICROBIOLOGY REQUIRED SUPPORT COURSES (32-35 credit hours), and LIFE SCIENCE COURSE ELECTIVES (minimum of 6 credit hours). Please note that emphases are not a major. Your major will be Microbiology with a specific emphasis.
Students interested in Graduate School should discuss their plans with the major advisor.
Program Prerequisite: Not required.
Minor: Not required. However, a Microbiology Minor is offered. Please see “Microbiology Minor” for requirements.
Grade Requirements: An overall GPA of 2.00 or higher in Microbiology courses is required for this major in addition to an overall GPA of 2.00 or higher. Also refer to the General Grade Requirements for graduation.
Credit Hour Requirements: A total of 120 credit hours is required for graduation; a minimum of 71 credits is required within the major. A total of 40 upper division credit hours is required (courses numbered 3000 and above).
Program Code: 6015BS
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.)