BIOL-200 - Introduction to Microbiology

Minimum Credits: 3 Length: 90 hours Prerequisites: BIOL 101 Corequisites: BIOL 102, if not taken previously Delivery Method: On-campus Cost: $351.12 Lab Fees: $80.52 Total: $431.64 Course Outline: Outlines/BIOL200.pdf

Introduction to Microbiology is an introduction to the general principles of microbiology. Lectures and laboratory exercises explore fundamental topics of microbiology, environmental microbiology and molecular microbiology such as diversity of microorganisms, microbial structure, metabolism, genetics and microbial ecology emphasizing applied, medical and environmental microbiology. The laboratory introduces methods for safe handling of microorganisms, techniques of microbial isolation, enumeration and identification as well as experiments relevant to lectures.