This course is a comprehensive introduction to microbiology. The main focus is on the basic biology of prokaryotic microorganisms, including their cell structure, metabolism, genetics, and ecology. Other topics include viruses, eukaryotic microbes, microbial diseases and the immune response. The lab provides practical experience in standard microbiological techniques.
BIOL 214 is a prerequisite and BIOL 215 is a prerequisite or co-requisite
BIOL 222 is an approved Science course.
BIOL 222 is an approved Lab Science course.