Minor Overview

In the Minor in Microbiology and Immunology program, you’ll also learn the fascinating ways different microorganisms can be both a boon and a hindrance to the immune system and a body’s overall health.

A dual laboratory and classroom focus strengthens your analytical skills and teaches you how to harness the same methods and lab technology used by scientists and researchers in today’s leading biotech firms and pharmaceutical companies. With departmental approval, you have the option to pursue graduate-level electives that support your academic goals and interests in special topics such as epidemiology, outbreak control and antimicrobial therapy.