Apr 18, 2024  
2024-25 Catalog 
2024-25 Catalog

Microbiology (BIS)

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BIS students that wish to include Microbiology as one of their emphasis areas should recognize that they should have a clear goal for their BIS program and capstone project. Students need to gain approval of courses for the emphasis from a Microbiology advisor. Because Microbiology research often involves laboratory experiments, students should begin discussing their capstone project with a faculty member a year in advance. They will then work with that faculty mentor, in coordination with the other emphasis mentors, to develop the experiments, methods, and schedule for the project. The student is responsible for securing funding for the supplies needed for their project.

  • Program Prerequisite: Students seeking a BIS with an emphasis is Microbiology must complete CHEM 1210 /1215  and CHEM 1220 / 1225  as prerequisites for upper division Microbiology courses in addition to the credits required for Microbiology.
  • Grade Requirements: A minimum grade of “C” must be achieved in all coursework to satisfy BIS degree requirements.
  • Credit Hours Requirements: A minimum of 18 credit hours is required in Microbiology, at least one course should be at the 4000 level.
  • Program Code: 6015
  • CIPC: 260502

Course Requirements for BIS Emphasis

Required Microbiology Courses (7-8 credit hours)

Microbiology BIS Emphasis Elective Courses

Choose 3 courses to total the remaining 10-11 credits in Microbiology courses. 1 of the 3 courses must be a 4000 level course. Please be aware that some courses have additional prerequisites.

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