Bachelor of Science in Microbiology

Researching infectious diseases, conducting clinical trials for new drugs, or preparing yourself for admission into medical, dental, or veterinary school are all ways to apply your degree in microbiology.

To earn this degree you must complete at least 120 units of course work, as follows:

  • at least 35 units of liberal studies requirements—you may not use courses with a BIO prefix to satisfy these liberal studies requirements
  • at least 71 units of major requirements
  • elective courses, if needed, to reach an overall total of at least 120 units
NAU course catalog. Click the Details tab for the list of required courses.
Microbiology degree checklist