Undergraduate Embedded Certificate in Microbial Systems

Biology majors are eligible to complete certificates within Biology electives and free electives.

All certificates are subject to the following requirements:

  • Minimum 12 credits from the list of approved courses for each certificate
  • Minimum 9 credits BIOS courework
  • Minimum 9 credits of 3xxx or higher coursework
  • Maximum 6 credits of Special Topics
  • Maximum 3 credits Transfer Credit
  • Courses may not be double-counted toward more than one certificate or minor

Students declare a certificate, select and complete at least 12 credits that correspond to the desired certificate from the list below. Complete Certificate Applications must be submitted at least two weeks prior to the end of your graduating semester. The Certificate Application will be available on the Biology Majors Portal site in Canvas.

BIOS 3380Microbiology3
Select 9 hours from the following:9
Medical Microbiology
Microbial Ecology
Microbial Physiology
Origin of complex life: from cells to societies
Molecular Biology of Microbes: Disease, Nature, and Biotechnology
Aquatic Chemical Ecology
Microbial Symbiosis & Microbiomes
Labs (note labs are one-credit hour)
Microbiology Lab
Total Credit Hours12