The Bachelor of Arts in Microbiology (MBI) provides a broad and flexible curriculum for students interested in pre-professional studies or an entry-level career in microbiology or health sciences. The Bachelor of Science in Microbiology is a more in-depth study of microbiology for students looking to pursue a graduate degree or career in research.
Majors and Minors
The Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) major provides a broad curriculum that combines a set of core courses in Biology, Chemistry, and Math and ends with a year-long medical laboratory internship at an affiliated teaching hospital.
The Bachelor of Arts in Public Health: Human Disease and Epidemiology is designed to be flexible, and yet provide disciplinary breadth for pre-professional students and students interested in an entry-level career or graduate studies in public health.
The Molecular Biology Minor is offered cooperatively by the Departments of Biology, Chemistry and Biochemistry, and Microbiology, and enables students to pursue in depth a multidisciplinary study of biological phenomena at the molecular level. It provides a strong foundation for students planning careers in biotechnology industries or advanced work at the graduate level.
Global Health Studies (GHS) offers a transdisciplinary minor for students interested in better understanding the complexities of global health and developing the necessary collaboration and research skills to work towards ethically addressing global health problems, including:
- Pandemic infectious diseases
- Non-communicable diseases
- Food and water insecurity
- Community development