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MBI A.B. Student/Advisor Worksheet

Core Courses (16 hours):

Select these:

  BIO/MBI 115 Biological Concepts I (4),

  -or- MBI 121 Microbial World (3) and MBI 123 Experimenting with Microbes (1),

  -or- MBI 161 Elementary Medical Microbiology (4)

  BIO/MBI 116 Biological Concepts II (4)

  MBI 201 General Microbiology (4)

  MBI 365 Molecular and Cell Biology (3)

  MBI 490 Undergraduate Seminar (1)

Total credits in all Core Courses:  

Focus Courses (14 hours minimum):

Select courses to satisfy the following criteria; there must be:

  1. at least 1 course from each of the following groups (Biomedical, Integrative and Advanced core),
  2. at least 2 four-semester hour courses, and
  3. at least 14 total credit hours.

Biomedical Courses:

  MBI 361 Epidemiology (3)

  MBI 405 Medical Bacteriology (4)

  MBI 415 Immunology Principles & Practice (4)

  -or- MBI 414 Immunology Principles (3)

  MBI 435 Medical Mycology (3)

  MBI 464 Human Viruses (3)

Integrative Courses:

  MBI 424 Structural Genomics (4)

  MBI 465 Microbial and Molecular Genetics Laboratory (2)

  MBI 475 Microbial Ecology (4)

  MBI 485 Principles of Bioinformatics (3)

  MBI 495 Bacterial Cell Biology (3)

Advanced Core Courses:

  MBI 425 Microbial Physiology (4)

  MBI 445 Microbial Genetics (3)

Total credits in all Focus Courses (14 hour minimum):  

Elective Courses:

Select from additional Focus Courses or from the following (MBI 200-level and higher)

  MBI 223 Bacteriophage Biology (1)

  MBI 224 Bacteriophage Genomics (1)

  MBI 250/350/450 Topics in Microbiology (1-4)

  MBI 256 Programming in Life Sciences (3)

  MBI 333 Field Ecology (3)

  MBI 364 Molecular Techniques (2)

  MBI 402 Geomicrobiology (3)

  MBI 410 Senior Internship (2-4)

  MBI 440 Research Problems (2)

  MBI 466 Bioinformatics Computing Skills (3)

  MBI 477.R Independent Study (1-4)

  MBI 480 Departmental Honors (1-3)

  or from Biology or Chemistry (at the 300-level or higher) to complete the 32 required hours:

Total credits in Elective Courses: +   


Total Credit Hours in Core, Focus and Elective Courses:

Must total at least 32 hours (related hours do not count towards the total) =   


Related Hours (19-25 hours):

Chemistry:

  CHM 231 Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry (4) and CHM 332 Outlines of Biochemistry (3)

  -or- CHM 241, 242 Organic Chemistry (3, 3) and CHM 244, 245 Organic Chemistry Laboratory (2, 2)

Math:

Select one of these:

  MTH 151 Calculus (5)

  -or- STA 261 Statistics (4)

Physics:

  PHY 161, 162 Physics for Life Sciences (4, 4) 

  -or- PHY 191, 192 General Physics (5, 5)