Microbiology without Minor

HEALTH SCIENCES MICROBIOLOGY CONCENTRATION

General Education Core Credit Hours
ENGL 1010 Critical Reading/Expository Writing    3
ENGL 1020 Critical Thinking/Argumentations    3
SPCH 1300, 2300 or 2320 (Select one)     3
Literature (Select one)    3
Fine Arts (Select one)    3
Humanities (Select one)    3
PSYC 1310 Intro to Psychology    3
Social and Behavorial Science (Select one)    3
HIST 2010 United States to 1877    3
HIST 2020 United States from 1877    3
BIOL 1110/1111 Biology for Science MajorsI/Lab I    4
BIOL 1120/1121 Biology for Science Majors II/Lab II    4
MATH 1530 Probability and Statistics Noncalculus    3
Total    41
Other Graduation Requirements  
CSCI Using Information Technology    3
Total    3
Major Field Core   
CHEM 1110/1111 General Chemistry I/Lab I    4
CHEM 1120/1121 General Chemistry II/Lab II    4
COBH 1020 Introduction to Public Health    3
EPID 3080 Pinciples of Epidemiology    3
HSCI 3320 General Microbiology/Lab    4
PHYS 2010/2011 General Physics I/Lab I (non-calculus)    4  
PHSY 2020/2021 General Physics II/Lab II (non-calculus)    4
Total    26
Microbioloy Concentration Required Courses  
*BIOL 4147 Biochemistry of Macromolecules    3
*BIOL 4157 Biochemistry of Macromolecules Lab    2
CHEM 2010 Organic Chemistry Lecture    3
CHEM 2011 Organic Chemistry Lecture Lab    2
CHEM 2020 Organic Chemistry Lecture    3
CHEM 2021 Organic Chemistry Lecture Lab    2
HSCI 3510 Pathogenic Microbiology    4 
HSCI 3540 Immunology    3
HSCI 4607 Bacterial Physiology    4
HSCI 4730 Molecular and Microbial Genetics    3
HSCI 4770 Virology    4
* Can be substituted with BIOL 4167/4177 or HSCI 3030/3031   
Total    33
Microbiology Concentration Disciplinary Guided Electives 6 - 8 Credit Hours (chosen in consultation with advisor)  
HSCI 2500 HIV/AIDS: Biology & Beyond    3
HSCI 3000 Human Anatomy      4
HSCI 3020 Human Physiology    4
HSCI 4018 Honors Thesis    3 - 6
HSCI 4067 Neurology    4
HSCI 4480 Clinical Parasitology    4
HSCI 4590 Independent Studies    1 - 4
HSCI 4747 Mycology    4
BSTA 3000 Introduction to Biostatistics    3
Microbiology Concentration Interdisciplinary Guided Electives: 12 - 14 Credit Hours (chosen in consultation with advisor)
Free Electives    6
Degree Total    120
The American Society for Microbiology (ASM) program certification requires that the student have at least 20 credit hours in microbiology as broadly defined. In addition to the ASM requirements and a year of Physics (2010-2011, 4 hours; 2020-2021, 4 hours), the National Registry of Microbiologists requires a minimum of one year of work experience before an applicant for registration may take written examinations in general microbiology and in at least two specialty areas. The specialties include both theoretical and applied aspects of pathogenic bacteriology, immunology and serology, parasitology, mycology, virology, and the combined areas of food, dairy, and sanitation microbiology, or of agricultural and industrial microbiology.