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2021-2022 Catalog 
2021-2022 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BIOL 220 - Microbiology (3)

This is a course for students in the health and life science to be taken concurrently with the 1-credit laboratory. The course will emphasize the impact of microorganisms on human health and disease, including identification and control pathogens, the mechanisms of pathogenicity and disease transmission, host resistance, and immunity. Other aspects of microbiology will also be considered, including basic microbial metabolic activities and their role in nutrient cycling and as experimental subjects; biotechnology and recombinant DNA will be introduced.

Prerequisite(s): CHEM 125 - ~Introduction to College Chemistry (4)  or CHEM 127 - ~General, Organic & Biochem I (4)  
Corerequisite(s): BIOL 221 - Microbiology Lab (1)