2023-2024 Catalog 
    May 26, 2024  
2023-2024 Catalog

Microbiology Major, B.A.

Professors Anderson, Carreno, Downing, Hamill, Wolverton

Associate Professors Hankison, Markwardt, Panhuis, Reichard

Assistant Professors Gangloff, Tomcho

Continuing Part-time Professor Tuhela-Reuning

Adjunct Professors Ichida, Roberts, Waterhouse, Watkins-Colwell

Learning Objectives

Students will be exposed to, directly apply, and understand the significance of, a wide range of current research techniques in the discipline of microbiology.

Students will be able to critically interpret complex data, i.e., they can use the data to draw a meaningful conclusion while articulating the limitations of the data set.

Students will be able to find and use primary literature to investigate a problem.

Students will be able to design sound experiments, including proper controls and appropriate statistical analyses.

Students will have a strong factual foundation in the structure, function, evolution, diversity, and ecology of microbes.


CHEM 260  and CHEM 261 , PHYS 115  and PHYS 116 , and MATH 110  are highly recommended.