Oct 26, 2020  
College Catalog (2020-2021) 
  
College Catalog (2020-2021)
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BIOL 2420 (T) - Microbiology for Non-Science Majors

Semester Credit Hour(s): 4 Lecture Hour(s) Each Week: 3 Lab Hour(s) Each Week: 4
This course covers basic microbiology and immunology and is primarily directed at pre-nursing, pre-allied health, and non-science majors. It provides an introduction to historical concepts of the nature of microorganisms, microbial diversity, the importance of microorganisms and acellular agents in the biosphere, and their roles in human and animal diseases. Major topics include bacterial structure as well as growth, physiology, genetics, and biochemistry of microorganisms. Emphasis is on medical microbiology, infectious diseases, and public health. This course covers basics of culture and identification of bacteria and microbial ecology.
Prerequisite(s): “C” or better in BIOL 2401 .
Fees: Course fee $200. When Offered: F, Sp, Su Coordinating Board Approval Number: 2605035103



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