Admission Requirements


There is only one adviser for the department. Andrea Pardo - -

Microbiology advising office is located in the K Wing of Health Sciences Building, Room 343A.

Advising appointments can be scheduled with the adviser via the online calendar. The availability will vary week to week. 

During the first week of the quarter, and during busy advising times, such as course registration - Additional Walk in Advising times will be posted here. If you need to be seen for an urgent issue and there are no appointments available, please email Andrea Pardo

Generally, every friday is reserved for walk in hours from 9-12 and 1-3. You may call in advance to make sure there are no changes in walk in hours for a given day.

Walk In Times:

*Fridays - Typically 9-12 and 1-3


Admission Requirements

​The Microbiology major is a minimum admissions major. Students meeting the minimum admission requirements will likely be able to declare the major if they meet the criteria below and meet with the adviser. There is not an application process.

  • A minimum of 75 credits applicable to graduation, with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 overall, and a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 in prerequisite chemistry and biology courses listed below. Most students are admitted to the major at the beginning of their junior year.
  • Completion of the following prerequisite courses: