This course covers principles of microbiology and the impact these organisms have on man and the environment. Topics include the various groups of microorganisms, their structure, physiology, genetics, microbial pathogenicity, infectious diseases, immunology, and selected practical applications. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge and skills including microscopy, aseptic technique, staining, culture methods, and identification of microorganisms.

Lecture hours 3
Lab hours 3
Credit hours 4
Prerequisites BIO 110, BIO 112, BIO 163, BIO 165, or BIO 168, BIO 1500, BIO 1504 or equivalent.

Who is this course for?

What will the student learn?

Materials needed
Text, Lab Manual

Course Outline