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BIOL 2420 - Microbiology for Non-Science Majors (Lecture + Lab) +


Semester Hours: 4 Lecture Hours: 3 Laboratory Hours: 4
This course covers basic microbiology and immunology, and is primarily directed at pre-nursing, pre-allied health, and non-science majors. It provides an introduction to historical concepts of the nature of microorganisms, microbial diversity, the importance of microorganisms and a cellular agents in the biosphere, and their roles in human and animal diseases. Major topics include bacterial structure as well as growth, physiology, genetics, and biochemistry of microorganisms. Emphasis is on medical microbiology, infectious diseases, and public health.
Required Prerequisite(s): TSI Met in Reading and Writing. MATH 0362  with a minimum grade of C or MATH 0361  with minimum grade of C and MATH 1332  or MATH 1342  or appropriate TSI Math placement score.
Recommended Prerequisite(s): MATH 1314  


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