BIOL211W: Microbiology

Lecture Hours 3 Lab Hours 3 Credits 4

Microbiology introduces the principles and practices of microbiology. Topics include the human immune system; the nature and behavior of microorganisms; the principles of growth and reproduction of microorganisms; the identification of microorganisms through staining, pure culture, biochemical and antigenic techniques; and the epidemiology of communicable human diseases caused by viruses, bacteria, fungi, protozoa, and helminths. Integrated laboratory work augments lecture topics. Students must also register for (BIOL211LW - Lab)