2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
    Jul 19, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Biology, B.S. with an Applied Microbiology Concentration

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The Bachelor of Science in Biology with an Applied Microbiology Concentration provides students with experience in using a number of biological processes, including recombinant DNA technology, that are used to solve problems or make useful products. Students participate in laboratory experiences in various aspects of molecular, cellular, and physical biosciences and become well-prepared to seek employment in a laboratory setting after graduation or to continue their education at the graduate level.

General Education Requirements

(48 credits)


(5 courses)

Social Science

(3 courses)

  • American History or American Political Science elective
  • Two Social Science electives

College of Arts and Sciences Electives

  • Two courses from subjects within the College of Arts & Sciences

Upper Level Baskets

(18 credits)

Core plus five courses from the Molecular and Microbiology basket to include BIOL-316, BIOL-351, BIOL-390, BIOL-416, and BIOL-418 and two courses from two other baskets.

General Electives / Applied Microbiology Concentration

(10-16 credits)

Graduation Requirements

  • 128 credit hours minimum (last 30 hours in residency)
  • A minimum half the major credit hours in residency
  • A minimum half the minor credit hours in residency
  • ​60 credit hours must be completed at a 4-year institution 

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