Students following this track will be eligible to sit for the National Registry of Microbiologists exam as a conditional registrant (i.e. no work experience). Exams are offered in the areas of clinical and public health microbiology, or consumer products and quality assurance microbiology. In addition to the biological sciences core, the student must select at least 20 hours from the following courses: BIO 260, 310, 415, 416, 419, 420, and 470. To complete the biology major, the following courses are highly recommended: BIO 306, 320, and HRP 201.