About this Program
- College: Agricultural and Life Sciences
- Credits: 15-16 | Completed with minimum grades of C
- Contact: 1.855.99GATOR
The Department of Microbiology and Cell Science is committed to excellence in education, research and service to the community.The curriculum provides an excellent preparation for students who wish to enter the workforce or continue their education in professional programs such as medical, dental, pharmacy, veterinary programs, graduate school or public health degrees. B.S. degrees are offered through both the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees are offered through the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. Combination degrees are available.
Email | 352.392.1906 (tel) | 352.846.0950 (fax)
P.O. Box 110700
1355 Museum Drive
MICROBIOLOGY AND CELL SCIENCE BUILDING (MCSB)
GAINESVILLE FL 32611-0700
This minor is open to all students who have a science background and who meet course prerequisites.
It is particularly appropriate for students majoring in biology, mathematics, microbiology and cell science, statistics and zoology, and for students who are interested in professional programs in dentistry, medicine and pharmacy.
Microbiology and cell science majors should meet with their academic advisors before applying to this minor to plan a program of study. No more than three credits of the required courses below and 3-4 credits of the electives below can count toward both the major and the minor.
There are 12 required credits, consisting of three courses and a capstone independent study course, and one 3 or 4 credit elective.
|BSC 2891||Python Programming for Biology (spring only)||3|
|BSC 4434C||Introduction to Bioinformatics (fall only)||3|
|BSC 4913||Independent Research in Bioinformatics||3|
|MCB 4320C||The Microbiome (spring only)||3|
|BSC 4914||Advanced Independent Research in Bioinformatics||3|
|MCB 4934||Special Topics in Microbiology and Cell Science (Advanced Bioinformatics - spring only)||4|