The BS Biological Sciences, concentration in Microbiology degree, Department of Biological Sciences , prepares students for positions in industries that use or detect microorganisms and for graduate studies in basic, applied or medical microbiology. The program includes specialized instruction in basic microbiology, immunology, medical microbiology, microbial physiology, bacterial genetics and bacterial diversity. It is also designed to accommodate those who wish to pursue certification as Clinical Laboratory Scientists (medical technologists).
Summary of Degree Units
|University Graduation Requirements
|Major Core Requirements
|Chemistry Minor Requirements
The 4-Year Roadmap is available online. Roadmaps should be used in consultation with the catalog and your advisor to identify additional requirements for completing the major (for example, course grade minimums). Associate Degrees (ADT) Pathways are also available online.
Major-Specific Graduation Requirements
Students in this major must complete all lower division courses in the Requirements of the Major with a “C- or better” to graduate.
Enrollment in any chemistry course requires that the prerequisite courses be passed with a grade of “C or better” (C- not accepted). Exceptions may be made only with instructor consent or if not explicitly stated in the course description. Refer to the SJSU Course Catalog for specific information regarding course prerequisites.