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New Mexico State University

2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog


DEGREE: Bachelor of Science

MAJOR: Microbiology

The major in microbiology provides a solid academic base for those planning to enter any of the various fields of microbiology.

Requirements

Nondepartmental Requirements

CHEM 111GGeneral Chemistry I

4 cr. (3+3P)

CHEM 112GGeneral Chemistry II

4 cr. (3+3P)

CHEM 313Organic Chemistry I

3 cr.

CHEM 314Organic Chemistry II

3 cr.

CHEM 315Organic Chemistry Laboratory

2 cr. (6P)

BCHE 395Biochemistry I

3 cr.

 

MATH 191GCalculus and Analytic Geometry I

4 cr.

 

A ST 311Statistical Applications

3 cr.

 

PHYS 211GGeneral Physics I

3 cr.

or

PHYS 221GGeneral Physics for Life Sciences I

3 cr.

 

PHYS 212GGeneral Physics II

3 cr.

or

PHYS 222GGeneral Physics for Life Sciences II

3 cr.

 

PHYS 211GLGeneral Physics I Laboratory

1 cr.

or

PHYS 221GLLaboratory to General Physics for Life Science I

1 cr.

 

PHYS 212GLGeneral Physics II Laboratory

1 cr.

or

PHYS 222GLLaboratory to General Physics for Life Sciences II

1 cr.

Departmental Requirements

BIOL 111GNatural History of Life

3 cr.

BIOL 111GLNatural History of Life Laboratory

1 cr. (3P)

BIOL 211GCellular and Organismal Biology

3 cr.

BIOL 211GLCellular and Organismal Biology Laboratory

1 cr. (3P)

BIOL 305Principles of Genetics

3 cr.

BIOL 311General Microbiology

3 cr.

BIOL 311 LGeneral Microbiology Laboratory

2 cr. (4P)

 

BIOL 451Physiology of Microorganisms

3 cr.

or

BIOL 475Virology

3 cr.

 

BIOL 474Immunology

3 cr.

BIOL 478Molecular Biology of Microorganisms

3 cr.

BIOL 479Medical Microbiology

3 cr.

BIOL 479 LMedical Microbiology Laboratory

1 cr.

Six additional credits related to microbiology numbered 300 or above to bring total upper-division credits in microbiology to 24. Acceptable microbiology courses include BIOL 412, BIOL 427, BIOL 451, BIOL 469, BIOL 471, BIOL 473, BIOL 475, BIOL 476, BIOL 477.

Electives

Sufficient to bring total credits to 120 including 48 upper-division credits.