BIOL - Microbiology - 00004050

Description: Microbiology is a science course designed to prepare students with a working knowledge of how microorganisms affect our daily life. Emphasis will be placed on the study of prokaryotic and eukaryotic microorganisms including bacteria, viruses, fungi, and other life forms. The study of growth, metabolism, reproduction, evolution and ecology of microorganisms will help the student to understand host-pathogen interactions, pathogenesis of disease, and immunological response. Microbiology research articles and case studies will be utilized to provide students with relevance into how microbes are used in such fields as Agriculture, Food Science, Horticulture, Nursing/Healthcare, Pharmacology, Biomedical Technology and National Security (i.e. Bioterrorism). (Prerequisite: BIOL 1106 Introduction to Biology) (MN Transfer Goals 2 and 3) (3 Credits Lecture/1 Credit Lab)

Credits: 4.00

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