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Bachelor of Science
Biology: Microbiology (B.S.)
The Microbiology emphasis is designed to prepare students for career opportunities and graduate work in microbiology and related fields such as bacteriology, immunology, medical microbiology, and virology.
Students work in Brother Griffith's Microbiology Lab.
Gain Hands-On Experience
This degree's coursework focuses on topics such as the biology of microorganisms, immunology, virology, and more. Although this emphasis does not give students the depth that a degree in microbiology does, it will give students sufficient background and training to work in laboratories using basic microbiological techniques and to pursue further study in the field.

Highlighted Career Paths

Graduates with a degree in Biology, with an emphasis in Microbiology, have a wide array of rewarding careers before them. Check out some of the top careers students get with this degree or explore more career options in I-Plan.
Quality Control Analyst
Quality control analysts use skills taught to understand and identify quality problems then recommend solutions. Quality control focuses on monitoring testing procedures to ensure that tests are performed according to established items standard testing.
Research Laboratory Technician
Using skills gained through this degree, students will be able to set up and operate laboratory equipment, prepare materials, perform experimental procedures, record data, and put into action planned research activities.
Public Health Microbiologist
Public health microbiologists examine specimens to track, control, and prevent diseases and other health hazards. They also provide services for local health departments and community health programs.

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