2020-2021 Catalog 
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2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BIO 356 - Microbiology

3 hours
An introduction to microorganisms is presented with special emphasis on bacteria and viruses. Studies include history, morphology, classification, physiology, genetics, aseptic culturing technics, and practical applications. Host parasite interactions in relation to disease-health equilibrium are also studied, with emphasis on microbial virulence factors and host immune and non-immune defense mechanisms. This 6-week, online course includes a lab component. Prerequisite(s): BIO 246 , BIO 247 , and CHM 101 . CS