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Microbiology Major

Recommended for students who wish to prepare for careers in microbiology, biotechnology and allied health areas, for graduate study in Microbiology, Biochemistry and many other biological and biomedical sciences.

Required Units (crs.): 69 minimum
Required Courses:

  • Biology: Biology 105 or 108; Biology 106, 323, 327, 491

Other Required Courses: (26 units (crs.) minimum)

  • Chemistry: 21 units (crs.) from the following: Chemistry 105 or equivalent; Chemistry 106, 234, 235, 303, 334, 335
  • Mathematics: one term of calculus or higher
  • Physics: Physics/Astronomy 107 or 109

Additional Required Courses: (18 – 19 units (crs.))

  • Biology: Biology 309, 341, 375, 450, one of the following: Biology 313, 374, 377, 390

Electives: (7 or 8 units (crs.)) from the following: Biology 303, 312, 313, 315, 321, 338, 339, 343, 349, 354, 389, or the following if not used to fulfill requirement above: Biology 374, 377, 390.