Oct 28, 2020  
2020-21 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-21 Undergraduate Catalog

Biology, Microbiology Concentration, B.S.


Biology   
615-898-2847
Steven Wright, program coordinator
Steven.Wright@mtsu.edu

Every Biology major is required to declare a concentration area selected from a set of designated courses.

All Biology majors are assigned a professional advisor. The student is responsible for seeking the assistance of the advisor. This catalog is not intended to provide the detail necessary for self-advising.

Academic Map


Following is a printable, suggested four-year schedule of courses:

Biology, Microbiology, B.S., Academic Map   

Degree Requirements


General Education 41 hours
Major Requirements 42 hours*
     Major Core      29 hours
     Concentration      10 hours
     Major UD Electives      3 hours
Supporting Courses 19-20 hours*
Electives 17-18 hours
TOTAL 120 hours

 *This program requires courses that can also fulfill requirements of the General Education curriculum. If program requirements are also used to fulfill General Education requirements, the number of elective hours will increase.

General Education (41 hours)


General Education  requirements include courses in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences categories.

The following courses required by the program meet General Education requirements:

Major Requirements (42 hours)


Biology Core (29 hours)


BIOL UD elective (3 hours)


Supporting Courses (19-20 hours)


Electives (17-18 hours)


Curriculum: Biology, Microbiology


Curricular listings include General Education  requirements in Communication, History, Humanities, and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences categories.

Freshman


Subtotal: 30 hours


Sophomore


Subtotal: 30 Hours


Junior


Subtotal: 32-34 Hours


Senior


  • 1 credit hour
  • BIOL concentration courses 6-8 credit hours
  • Upper-division BIOL elective 3-4 credit hours
  • Electives* 15-16 credit hours

Subtotal: 25-28 Hours


NOTE:


*Only if needed to meet 36 upper-division credit hours or 120 total credit hours.