Introduction to bacteriology, virology, mycology, immunology, and parasitilogy. Course will focus on the interactions between humans and the microbial world that influence health and disease. The laboratory exercises will give students significant experience with basic techniques for studying and manipulating microorganisms, including microscopy, culturing of bacteria, and biochemical and behavioral testing of known and unknown samples. Cannot be used to satisfy the requirements for a major in biomolecular science or biology. Two, one-hour lectures and one, two-hour laboratory per week.

Prerequisites: BMS 102, or BMS 111, or BIO 111, and CHEM 161, or permission of department chair.

3 Credits

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