Environmental MicrobiologyFrom plants to animals to air, microorganisms inhabit every facet of the world. Both beneficial and harmful, microorganisms play important roles in the areas of public health, plant disease, pollution and ecology. This program is ideal for students who want to have a career at the forefront of these industries.
Become a better candidate for graduate or professional school by enrolling in the Accelerated Bachelor/Master Degree program.
Find your focus
Focus your study of the biological sciences by selecting an emphasis such as food, water, industrial or environmental microbiology.
From food safety to water quality, our students learn how to keep communities safe and healthy.
- Federal or state government laboratories (CDC, FDA, USDA)
- Pharmaceutical industry
- Healthcare industry
- Food production specialist
- Food safety and clinical laboratories
- Private environmental consulting companies
|AGRL 111 – Professions in Agriculture
||CHEM 116 – Fundamentals of Chemistry|
|ENGL 101 – Intro to Composition and Rhetoric||PLSC 206 – Principles of Plant Science
|CHEM 115 – Fundamentals of Chemistry
||STAT 211 – Elementary Statistical Inference|
|MATH 150 – Applied Calculus||GEF 5|
For full suggested course schedule, class descriptions and more information on General Education Foundations (GEF) see the course catalog.
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USDA, EPA, scientist, medical, dentist, doctor