BIO*203*11 Description


Microbiology with Lab


A study of microorganisms (viruses, bacteria, fungi, and protists). Topics include microbial physiology, metabolism, growth, and genetics; infectious diseases; interaction of the microbe and host; and environmental microbiology. The laboratory portion of the course emphasizes staining techniques; culture methods; environmental, food, and medical microbiology; identification of unknown bacteria; and an independent research project. Prerequisite(s): BIO 111 and BIO 112