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Courses offered by the Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics are listed below. For course descriptions and a complete, up-to-date listing of the courses currently offered, please visit the MSU Course Catalog. For graduate seminars, see the section below the course list. For the number of credits you need per semester go to the FAQ page.

Course Name/Syllabi Course Number Offered Credits
Integrative Microbiology MMG 801 Fall of every year 4
Topics in Integrative Microbial Biology MMG 803 Offered occasionally 2
Molecular Virology MMG 813 Spring of even years 3
Cell Structure and Function MMG 825 Spring of even years 3
Microbial Genetics MMG 833 Fall of every year 3
Eukaryotic Molecular Genetics MMG 835 Spring of even years 3
Immunology MMG 851 Fall of odd years 3
Advanced Microbial Pathogenesis MMG 861 Spring of odd years 3
Seminar MMG 892 Fall and Spring 3
Special Topics MMG 991 Fall and Spring 1
Doctoral Dissertation Research MMG 999 All semesters 2


Graduate Seminars

MMG Ph.D. students are required to take three seminar courses consisting of special topic classes that include student presentations as a component of the course.