This interdisciplinary Specialization combines pure and applied microbiology with the complementary area of molecular biotechnology. Students in this Specialization can develop expertise in environmental microbiology, molecular genetics, microbial pathogenesis, cellular and molecular biology genomics, proteomics, bioinformatics and biotechnology.
Please consult with the bsc-advisor.agenvsc [at] mcgill.ca (student advisor) regarding course selections.
YOU MAY TAKE THIS SPECIALIZATION WITH THE FOLLOWING MAJOR: Life Sciences
COURSE REQUIREMENTS: 24 credits
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Bachelor of Science (Agricultural and Environmental Sciences) (B.Sc.(Ag.Env.Sc.)) - Microbiology and Molecular Biotechnology (24 Credits)
Offered by:Natural Resource Sciences
Degree:B SC Agricu and Environm Sc
Students following this specialization receive education and training in fundamental principles and applied aspects of microbiology. Complementary courses allow students to focus on basic microbial sciences or applied areas such as biotechnology. Successful graduates may work in university, government and industrial research laboratories, in the pharmaceutical, fermentation and food industries, and with an appropriate CGPA proceed to post-graduate studies or professional biomedical schools.
For information on academic advising, see: http://www.mcgill.ca/macdonald/studentinfo/advising
Required Courses (18 credits)
Complementary Courses and Suggested Electives (6 credits)
For more information, see Programs, Courses and University Regulations.
CAREER PATHS CAN INCLUDE:
Careers in the life sciences require strong grounding in biology, genetics, biochemistry and molecular biology, and can be found in the following fields: Health Sciences; Veterinary Science; Medicine; Biotechnology; Pharmaceutical & Food Industries; Microbiology, Cell & Molecular Biology Research; Plant and Agricultural Biotechnology; Forensic Sciences; Biology Research & Teaching; Post-Graduate Studies.
For more career paths, please visit the Career Planning Service (CaPS) website.