Curriculum in Microbiology/Pre-Veterinary Medicine Option (MCMB, PVET)

Freshman
FallHoursSpringHours
BIOL 1020 Principles of Biology3BIOL 1030 Organismal Biology3
BIOL 1021 Principles of Biology Laboratory1BIOL 1031 Organismal Biology Laboratory1
ENGL 1100 English Composition I3ENGL 1120 English Composition II3
CHEM 1030 Fundamentals Chemistry I3CHEM 1040 Fundamental Chemistry II3
CHEM 1031 Fundamental Chemistry I Laboratory1CHEM 1041 Fundamental Chemistry II Laboratory1
MATH 1610 Calculus I4Core History3
 15 14
Sophomore
FallHoursSpringHours
Core Literature3PHYS 1510 General Physics II4
PHYS 1500 General Physics I4CHEM 2080 Organic Chemistry II3
CHEM 2070 Organic Chemistry I3CHEM 2081 Organic Chemistry II Laboratory1
CHEM 2071 Organic Chemistry I Laboratory1Core History or Literature13
BIOL 3000 Genetics4BIOL 3200 General Microbiology4
 15 15
Junior
FallHoursSpringHours
Core Social Science23Core Humanities 3
Core Social Science or Humanities33Core Fine Arts3
BIOL 4950 Senior Seminar1Core Social Science23
BIOL 5200 Clinical Microbiology5BIOL 4100 Cell Biology3
BCHE 5180 Biochemistry I3ANSC 3400 Animal Nutrition4
BCHE 5181 Biochemistry I Laboratory1Students who complete the above 6 semesters and successfully complete the first year of veterinary school may be awarded a BS in microbiology. In the event the first year veterinary college alternative is not followed, the indicated senior year courses must be successfully completed to receive the BS in microbiology. 
 16 16
Senior
FallHoursSpringHours
BIOL 5220 Introductory Molecular Genetics or 5260 Prokaryotic Molecular Genetics3BIOL 5210 Microbial Physiology3
BIOL 5250 Microbial Evolution and Diversity4BIOL 5501 Immunology Lab2
BIOL 5500 Immunology3Biology Elective44
MMCB Electives42MMCB Electives46
BCHE 5190 Biochemistry II3UNIV 4AA0 University Graduation0
 15 15
Total Hours: 121

ANSC 3400 Animal Nutrition is now required to enter vet school at Auburn.  See advisor for details.

1

Students must complete a two-course sequence in either HIST or LIT (for example, World History 1 and 2 or American Lit 1 and 2). For complete HIST and LIT sequence options, see the Bulletin.

2

Students who choose a HIST sequence other than HIST 1010 and HIST 1020 should talk to an advisor about CORE SOC SCI choices.

3

If a LIT sequence is chosen, this course must be a CORE SOC SCI. If a HIST sequence is chosen, this course must be a CORE HUMANITIES.

4

A list of approved Biology electives is available from the COSAM Student Services webpage.