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Applied and Environmental Microbiology


                Student looking into microscope
            From plants to animals to air, microorganisms inhabit every facet of the world. Both beneficial and harmful, microorganisms play important roles in the areas of public health, plant disease, pollution and ecology. This program is ideal for students who want to have a career at the forefront of these industries.

Course Schedule

Freshman Year

Suggested Plan of Study

Fall Spring
AGRL 111 – Professions in Agriculture 
CHEM 116 – Fundamentals of Chemistry
ENGL 101 – Intro to Composition and Rhetoric PLSC 206 – Principles of Plant Science
CHEM 115 – Fundamentals of Chemistry
STAT 211 – Elementary Statistical Inference
MATH 150 – Applied Calculus GEF 5
GEF 4
Free Elective

For full suggested course schedule, class descriptions and more information on General Education Foundations (GEF) see the course catalog.


Featured Students

Autumn Sayre

Autumn Sayre

As a graduate of the Davis College, Sayre found employment at NIOSH in the exposure assessment branch.

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