Minor in Microbiology
Begin Admitting Fall 2020.
The Minor in Microbiology will be of interest to students majoring in fields related to microbiology, such as, biology and biochemistry. Students pursing admittance to professional programs such as medical, dental, and veterinary schools, may also be interested.
To complete the minor, students must successfully complete 15 credit hours from the courses listed below. A minimum grade of C- and an overall GPA of 2.0 for all minor coursework indicates successful completion. At least nine hours of coursework for the minor must be completed at MU.
Students will need to take BIO_SC 1500 prior to enrolling in any of the courses listed for the minor. Students who opt to take BIO_SC 3750 and BIO_SC 3760 in place of V_PBIO 2001 will be required to take BIO_SC 2200 and BIO_SC 2300 as prerequisites.
|Required Microbiology Courses||8|
|V_PBIO 2001||Fundamentals of Microbiology||5|
|or BIO_SC 3750|
& BIO_SC 3760
| General Microbiology|
and Microbiology Laboratory
|V_PBIO 3551||Introduction to Immunology I||3|
|Choose from the following course list:||15|
|MICROB 3200||Medical Microbiology and Immunology||4|
|or MICROB 2800||Microbiology for Nursing and Health Professions|
|V_PBIO 3554||Introduction to Virology||3|
|V_PBIO 3345||Fundamentals of Parasitology||3|
|V_PBIO 3557||Microbial Pathogenesis I||3|
|V_PBIO 3558||Microbial Pathogenesis II||3|
|V_PBIO 3560||Microbial Physiology||3|
|V_PBIO 3600||Bacterial Genetics and Genomics||3|
|V_PBIO 3650||Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology||3|
|V_PBIO 3658||Public Health Microbiology||3|
|ENV_SC 4312||Environmental Soil Microbiology||3|
|F_S 4370||Food Microbiology||3|
|F_S 4375||Food Microbiology Laboratory||2|