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Undergraduate Admissions

Students in Microbiology labThe first step in entering our undergraduate program is to gain admission to the University of Tennessee.  Applications are accepted through the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.  Please visit their highly comprehensive website for information pertaining to deadlines, costs and financial aide, admission requirements, as well as all other aspects of admission procedures.

When filling out the application, Question 26 asks for codes of the college and major.  The college is Arts and Sciences, Code 16, and the major is Biological Sciences, Code 116.

Getting Started in Microbiology

Once you are admitted, discuss requirements and registration with an Arts & Sciences Advisor.  He or she will guide you through meeting the pre-requisites and co-requisites and outline a path to officially declaring your major. 

Microbiology is one segment of the Division of Biology.  As such, your official major will be Biological Sciences with a concentration in microbiology, once all pre- and co-requisites are met.  Information about what's in store for you on your academic path can be found in HERE.

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