Explore fascinating new worlds at the microscopic level in Microbiology, the study of life too small to see with the naked eye. This program will prepare you for a career in microbiology, including food and beverage industries, health sciences, and environmental sciences.
- Campus: Okanagan
- Faculty: Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences
- Degree: Bachelor of Science
- 4 yrs Length
- Yes Co-op Option
- Yes Honours Option
This program is designed to provide you with a breadth of knowledge in microbiology as it applies to the environment, health, and industry. As a graduate of the program, you will have developed a wide-range of lab, communication, and critical thinking skills. You will be prepared for a career in microbiology (i.e., food and beverage industries, health sciences, and environmental sciences), graduate school, or other professional programs.
Experiential learning and research
The Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences holds an annual undergraduate research conference on UBC’s Okanagan campus to showcase student research projects. Join the Biology Course Union on UBC’s Okanagan campus to connect with peers, get involved in advocacy, and gain increased access to career resources.
UBC’s Okanagan campus is home to the Okanagan Institute for Biodiversity, Resilience, and Ecosystem Services (BRAES). BRAES is a consortium of UBC faculty members and students, collaborators, and partner organizations working together to advance research and teaching in conservation and ecology.