2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Jan 16, 2021  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BIO* H235 - Microbiology


Credits: 4
This 4-credit course introduces the student to bacteria and other microorganisms. Particular emphasis is placed on the taxonomy, structure, metabolism and growth of bacteria, and various microbial diseases. Similar characteristics of fungi, viruses and protozoa are covered. Current news topics are incorporated into lecture discussions. Immunology, genetics, and biotechnology are also discussed. The emphasis in the laboratory is on the identification, safe handling and cultivation of microbes. Qualitative and quantitative activities include basic microscopy, bacterial staining techniques, growth experiments with comparative analysis of results, identification of unknowns, and computer-based research.

Prerequisite(s): BIO* H105, or BIO* H115 or BIO* H155 or BIO* H121, or BIO*H225, or permission of the Division Dean.



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