(1) An equivalent degree per 37-40-302, MCA, is a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university having a minimum of 45 quarter or 30 semester hours in the physical and biological sciences, including courses in chemistry, biology, and at least one general microbiology course. Acceptable general microbiology courses must focus on basic microbiology concepts including the activities of bacteria, viruses, and other microorganisms, and their impact on humans. Courses focusing primarily on cellular biochemistry, cellular genetics, and intracellular functions are not acceptable.


History: 37-40-203, MCA; IMP, 37-40-302, MCA; NEW, 2024 MAR p. 136, Eff. 1/27/24.