A.  Students will be able to acquire, articulate, retain and apply specialized language and knowledge relevant to microbiology. 

B.  Students will acquire and demonstrate competency in laboratory safety and in routine and specialized microbiological laboratory skills applicable to microbiological research or clinical methods, including accurately reporting observations and analysis.

C.  Students will communicate scientific concepts, experimental results and analytical arguments clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing.

D.  Students will demonstrate engagement in the Microbiology discipline through involvement in research or internship activities, the Microbiology Student Association club (MSA) and outreach or mentoring activities specific to microbiology.