Microbiology

Microbiology
BS
Hours53 - 59 Credit Hours
MAPMajor Academic Plan

Program Requirements

Requirement 3 Complete 1 Option
Complete 3 courses from the following (at least 2 of which must have a lab component):
Note 1: For MMBio 360, 363, and 364, lab registration is automatic and included in the course with the lecture. MMBio 463 and 465 can be taken with or without the MMBio 467 or 466 lab, respectively.
Note 2: It is recommended students take any courses not used to fill this requirement as electives.
Requirement 5 Complete 1 Course
For medical school and some graduate schools, Chem 351, 352, 353, and 481 are required classes. These classes may be used as electives for the microbiology degree program (see below).
Requirement 6 Complete 1 Option
Option 6.1 Complete 1 Course
Quantitative courses:
Note: Math 119 is offered through BYU Independent Study.
Requirement 7 Complete 14.0 hours from the following Options
Option 7.1 Complete up to 14.0 hours from the following Courses
Option 7.2 Complete up to 6.0 hours from the following Courses
Note: Only 6 total credits of MMBio 194A, 194B, 399R, 470R, and 494R will count toward major hours with a 4 credit hour maximum for each individual course. (More credit hours may be taken but they will not count towards major requirements.)
Option 7.3 Complete up to 14.0 hours from the following Courses
Courses not chosen previously in Requirement 3 above:
Requirement 8
Successfully pass the Biology Major Field Exam.
Requirement 9
Complete an exit interview.
Recommended Complete 4 Courses
Although not required, these courses are recommended.
Note: Students desiring a minor in chemistry must take Chem 223 and 2 hours of Chem 353.
Program Outcomes

Effective Communication

Communicate scientific information using both oral and written methods.