The minor in microbiology provides you with a fundamental understanding of the discipline of microbiology and its laboratory techniques. You can select a general area of study or choose from specialized topics such as food microbiology, microbial genetics or human health.

Adding a minor in microbiology will pay career dividends for professionals in a variety of fields including food production, environmental science, medicine and public health, or research. It’s also a strong foundation if you’re preparing for professional or graduate school.

PROGRAM OUTCOMES

  1.   Acquiring, articulating, retaining and applying specialized language and knowledge relevant to microbiology.

  2.   Acquiring and demonstrating competency in lab safety and in routine and specialized microbiological lab skills applicable to
          microbiological research or clinical methods, including accurately reporting
    observations and analysis.

  3.   Communicating scientific concepts, experimental results and analytical arguments clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing.

 

OFFICIAL MINOR REQUIREMENTS FROM THE REGISTRAR'S OFFICE

MICROBIOLOGY MINOR CHECKLIST