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2021 - 2022 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BIOL 2420 - Microbiology for Non-Science Majors

Credit Hours: 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. The lab covers basics of culture and identification of bacteria and microbial ecology and covers basics of microbiology. Recommended: A four-hour chemistry or biology course; TSI Reading complete

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Note: Must register for both lecture and lab