Students enrolled in various B.S.A. degree programs find themselves in occupations where in-depth knowledge of microbiology is expected or highly complementary (e.g., to the agricultural (soils, crops, animals and plants), environmental and engineering sciences). The Applied Microbiology Minor addresses this need.

Requirements (18 credit units)

  • FABS 212.3 or BMSC 210.3
  • FABS 325.3 or FABS 334.3

Choose 12 credit units from the following:

  • BIOL 228.3
  • BMSC 220.3
  • BMSC 230.3
  • FABS 325.3
  • FABS 334.3
  • FABS 360.3
  • FABS 430.3
  • FABS 432.3
  • FABS 450.3
  • FABS 452.3
  • MCIM 321.3
  • MCIM 390.3
  • MCIM 391.3
  • MCIM 487.3
  • PLSC 335.3
  • SLSC 344.3
  • VLAC 411.3

  • other courses as approved by the Department of Food and Bioproduct Sciences
Please note that students can count 6 credit units from their major toward this minor.