A minor in Microbiology is available to undergraduates majoring in any field, but may be especially appropriate for students in biological or agricultural sciences, physical sciences or science education. This minor will be useful to students who want to strengthen their understanding of either basic cellular processes or applied areas such as the role of microorganisms in industry, agriculture or health.
MB 405/FS 405 Food Microbiology 3 cr.
MB 406/FS 406 Food Microbiology lab 1 cr.
BIT 410 Manipulations of Recombinant DNA 4 cr.
MB 411 Medical Microbiology 3 cr.
MB 412 Medical Microbiology Lab 1 cr.
MB 414 Microbial Metabolic Regulation 3 cr.
MB 420/BEC 420 Microbial Cell Transformations 2 cr.
MB 441 Immunology 3 cr.
MB 451 Microbial Diversity 3 cr.
MB 452 Microbial Diversity Lab 2 cr.
MB 455 Microbial Biotechnology 3 cr.
MB 461 Introduction to Molecular Virology 3 cr.
BIT 466 Animal Cell Culture 2 cr.
MB 490 Seminar in Microbiology 1 cr.
MB 492 Ext./Internal Learning Experience 1-6 cr.
MB 493 Special Problems in Microbiology 1-6 cr.
MB 495 Special Topics in Microbiology 1-3 cr.
ALS 498H* Honors Teaching 1-3 cr.
ALS 499H* Honors Research 1-3 cr.
MB 532 Soil Microbiology 4 cr.
*These courses require prior approval of the minor adviser: Dr. James Brown, 4558A Gardner Addition, 919.515.8803, email@example.com.
Admissions and Certification of Minor
Any student wishing to pursue this minor should contact Dr. James Brown, who will assign a minor advisor. The advisor will consult with the student on specific course selections. The student must also complete the "Application for Minor" form which is available from Dr. Brown or from the departmental office in 4515 Gardner Hall.
The student's minor adviser will review the student's record and certify that the student has completed the requirements for the minor by signing the "Application for Minor" form. Copies of the signed form will be forwarded to the student's major department and the Dean's office of the college in which the student is completing the requirements for a major. Upon certification, the student's transcript will include the statement "Minor in Microbiology." The minor must be completed no later than the semester in which the student expects to graduate from his or her degree program. Paperwork for certification should be completed no later than during the registration period for the student's final semester at NC State.
Contact PersonDr. James W. Brown4558A Gardner Addition919.firstname.lastname@example.org last updated: December 22, 2010