Sep 25, 2021  
2020-2021 College of Liberal Arts (Admitted Fall 2020/Spring 2021) 
    
2020-2021 College of Liberal Arts (Admitted Fall 2020/Spring 2021) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BIOL 252 - Microbiology

4 credits
A comprehensive introduction to the nature and diversity of microorganisms and the roles they play in health, disease, and the ecosystem. Covers bacteria, viruses, protozoa and fungi. This course examines the ecological, structural, cellular, and molecular features of microbes and explores how some of these features affect host/microbe interactions. Laboratory work incorporates methods of bacterial isolation and identification, including microscopy, use of selective and differential media, biochemical and serological tests, and rapid ID methods. Prerequisite: BIOL 160  and BIOL 250 . Co-requisite: BIOL 252L. Offered spring semester.



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