Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
2007 Catalog
Bloomsburg University Academic Programs
Academic Catalog

Biology BS) - Microbiology

The following course sequence sheet is for illustrative purposes only and should not be construed as formal academic advisement. Course selections and sequence may vary depending on course availability and counsel from your academic adviser. You should consult an academic adviser before developing an actual academic plan.

More information: see degree requirements.

Cr.First SemesterCr.Second Semester
450.114 Concepts Biology I450.115 Concepts Biology II
452.115 Chemistry for Sciences I452.116 Chemistry for Sciences II
 or 52.101 Intro Chemistry (based on testing) or 52.115 if 52.101 was required
320.101 Composition I3General Education Group A (Humanities)
 or General Education Group A (Humanities) or 20.101 Composition I
3General Education Group B (Social Sciences)353.141 Introduction to Statistics
109.100 Optional University Seminar  
15Total Semester Credits14Total Semester Credits
Cr.Third SemesterCr.Fourth Semester
450.242 Microbiology450.271 Cell Biology
350.290 Writing in Biology3General Education Communications
 or General Education Communications or 50.290 Writing in Biology
3General Education Group A (Humanities)452.230 Fund Organic Chemistry
 or 52.116 if 52.101 was required3General Education Group B (Social Sciences)
353.123 Essentials Calculus1General Education Fitness/Recreation Skills
3General Ed. Values, Ethics, Decision-Making  
16Total Semester Credits15Total Semester Credits
Cr.Fifth SemesterCr.Sixth Semester
454.111 Intro. Physics I454.112 Intro Physics II
350.343 Immunology350.342 Medical Microbiology
350.478 Microbial Physiology452.341 Biochemistry
150.479 Physiology Lab3General Education Group A (Humanities)
3General Education Group A (Humanities)3General Education Group B (Social Sciences)
14Total Semester Credits17Total Semester Credits
Cr.Seventh SemesterCr.Eighth Semester
350.332 Genetics350.351 Ecology
150.481 Senior Biology Sem3Microbiology-related Elective
3Microbiology-related Elective3Free Elective
3Microbiology-related Elective or GenEd Group A if 52.101 was required
3General Education Group B (Social Sciences)3Microbiology-related Elective
1General Education Fitness/Recreation Skills3Free Elective
14Total Semester Credits15Total Semester Credits


A placement test is required for 52.115; 52.101 may be required as a prerequisite.

Students may count 1 Communications, Quantitative or Values course under appropriate Gen Ed area (A, B, or C).

Students choosing this option must then take an extra Free elective to reach 120 credits.