BIO281: Microbiology

Class Program
Credits 4

An introduction to microorganisms and their activities, for health-related majors. The topics cover cell structure, classification, metabolism, methods of control, antimicrobial drugs, genetics, microbial and host defenses, immunology and applications, representative infectious diseases, and food and industrial microbiology. Independent study is encouraged. The laboratory component introduces basic procedures of handling, growing, and identifying microorganisms. (3 class hours/2 laboratory hours per week)

Prerequisites

A grade of C or higher in (BIO152 or BIO252)

Semester Offered
Fall
Spring
Summer