Biotechnology, Microbiology & Immunology

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Admission requirements

The Biotechnology, Microbiology & Immunology program has an emphasis on ethics, public policy considerations, and commercial issues. Programs can be designed with an emphasis on microbial physiology and pathogenesis, microbial genetics (bacterial, bacteriophage and yeast), virology, tumour biology, immunology and immunopathogenesis. Microbiology and Biotechnology is an interdisciplinary program needing careful planning, and early consultation with an advisor is required. Students must consult with an advisor from the Microbiology and Immunology department at the end of their first, second and third years.

Program Requirements

The six B.Sc. degree programs listed below share a set of courses (the Biomedical Science Common Core) which are to be taken in years 1 & 2. These courses have been incorporated into the C1-C7 requirements.

     Anatomy & Cell Biology
     Biochemistry & Biotechnology
     Biotechnology, Microbiology & Immunology
     Microbiology & Immunology
     Physiology & Pharmacology

Major Average

The major average in Biotechnology, Microbiology & Immunology programs includes the grades earned in:

  • All MCIM and all courses listed in the Major Requirements in C6.

Residency Requirements in the Major

To receive a degree in Biotechnology, Microbiology & Immunology, students must complete at least two-thirds of the following coursework (to the nearest highest multiple of 3 credit units) from the University of Saskatchewan.

  • Minimum requirements in Major Requirement C6.

See Residency for additional details.

Bachelor of Science Four-year (B.Sc. Four-year) - Biotechnology, Microbiology & Immunology

Bachelor of Science Honours (B.Sc. Honours) - Biotechnology, Microbiology & Immunology