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|BIOL 2700 - Microbiology|
Prerequisite: BIOL 1520 or BIOL 2210 or admission to the Biotechnology Science program.
This course, designed for allied health and biotechnology science students, introduces the study of microorganisms and their impact on human health. It focuses on the interactions between human hosts and microbes as well as microbial cell organization, patterns of growth and metabolism, and identifications of medically important microbes. Topics include bacterial cell structure and function; bacterial growth and reproduction; physical and chemical control methods of microbes; relevant characteristics of medically important bacteria; general characteristics of fungi, protozoa, and viruses, and human diseases caused by these microbes; disease transmission; microbial pathogenesis; host defense mechanisms; antimicrobial drugs; and microbial drug resistance. This course has both a lecture and a laboratory component.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
3.000 Lab hours
0.000 Other hours
Schedule Types: Lab, Independent Study, Lecture, Online, Telecourse, Teleweb
All Sections for this Course
Sciences and Math Division
Biology BIOL Department
Transfer Module Course
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:
Credit level BIOL 1520 Minimum Grade of C or Credit level BIOL 1520 Minimum Grade of TR or Credit level BIOL 2210 Minimum Grade of C or Credit level BIOL 2210 Minimum Grade of TR or Bioscience Admit 1
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