BABA General Studies Specialization: Microbiology & Cell Science
The Microbiology & Cell Science (MCS) area of specialization is offered through the Department of Microbiology and Cell Science in the Colleges of Agricultural and Life Sciences to students for entry into graduate studies in microbiology, cell biology and related cellular and biomolecular sciences as well as providing a background for entry into government, industrial research and diagnostic laboratories, and professional program in medical, dental and veterinary medicine. For career information visit the UF Career Connections Center.
Students are required to have a minimum of four classes totaling 12 hours from any of the 3000-4000 level courses listed below and maintain a minimum 2.0 area of specialization GPA. Be sure to check course prerequisite requirements. Visit the Undergraduate Catalog Courses page to find more details for each course.
MCB 3023 Principles of Microbiology
MCB 3023L Principles of Microbiology Lab
MCB 4304 Genetics of Microorganisms or PCB 4522 Molecular Genetics
MCB 4203 Bacterial and Viral Pathogens or PCB 4233 Immunology
BCH 4024 Introduction to Biochemistry or CHM 3218 Bioorganic Chemistry
Note:If you are having trouble enrolling in MCB 3023 and MCB 3023L, please contact Bryan Korithoski and explain that you are pursuing this area of specialization. You can also visit the department’s academic advising to schedule an appointment.
A minor is not available in this area of specialization.