Microbiology

Also available in co-op.

Study the smallest and most predominant organisms on the planet: bacteria, archaea, viruses, yeasts and moulds. Explore varied topics, from deep sea ecosystems, or the normal microbial inhabitants of the human body, to practical matters of public health. With optional co-op, discover the medical, industrial and environmental impacts of microorganisms and learn about the methods used to study and utilize them for biotechnology or bioremediation.

You might also be interested in studying  Biological Science; Marine and Freshwater Biology; Biological Engineering (B.Eng); Biomedical Engineering (B.Eng.); or select from our other majors.

Sample Careers

  • Food and drug microbiologist
  • Clinical laboratory researcher
  • Pharmacist

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