Admission to Degree Program
All degree programs in the Department of Microbiology and Molecular Biology are open enrollment, except medical laboratory science which requires an application. For questions about these programs contact the MMBIO Academic Advisor, 4010 LSB, 801-422-4293.
The Microbiology and Molecular Biology Department offers degrees in microbiology, molecular biology, and medical laboratory science. A wide range of courses may be incorporated into a program of study, including: ecology, genetics, immunology, microbial physiology, molecular biology, molecular evolution, parasitology, and pathogenesis.
Graduates are employed in a wide variety of positions in industry, hospitals, government agencies, and universities. Majors from this department are an excellent preprofessional course of study for those interested in medicine, dentistry, law, or business.
The following courses are recommended for those students interested in graduate and professional programs:
Chem 351, 352, 353, 481.
Math 112 and 113.
Phscs 105, 106, 107, 108.