Minor in Microbiology


15 credit hours as outlined below. At least 9 (nine) of these credit hours must be taken at the University of Missouri.

A minimum GPA of 2.0 for all minor coursework is required and all coursework applied to the minor must be completed with a grade of C- or higher.

To declare a minor in Microbiology, go to: https://musis2.missouri.edu/Minor_Declare/main.cfm

Required Courses (8 credit hours)

V_PBIO 2001 or V_PBIO 2010 and 2011 Fundamentals of Microbiology with lab or
BIO_SC 3750 and 3760 General Microbiology with lab
V_PBIO 3551 Introduction to Immunology I

Elective Courses (Choose a sufficient number of the following courses to complete the 15 credit hour minimum for the minor):

MICRO 3200 or
MICRO 2800

Medical Microbiology and Immunology or
Microbiology for Nursing & Health Professions

V_PBIO 3600

Bacterial Genetics and Genomics

V_PBIO 3557

Microbial Pathogenesis I

V_PBIO 3700

Medical and Veterinary Entomology

V_PBIO 3560

Microbial Physiology

V_PBIO 3658

Public Health Microbiology

V_PBIO 3345

Fundamentals of Parasitology

V_PBIO 3554

Introduction to Virology

V_PBIO 3650

Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology

ENV_SC 4312

Environmental Soil Microbiology

F_S 4370

Food Microbiology

F_S 4375

Food Microbiology Laboratory

P_HLTH 3450 or
P_HLTH 3760
Introduction to Epidemiology or Infectious Disease and Public Health Approaches