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  Oct 18, 2017
 
 
    
College Catalog 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BIOL 358 - Microbiology


This course is an introduction to the subdisciplines of microbiology: virology, bacteriology, immunology, parasitology and mycology. Emphasis is given to our efforts to understand and control microbial growth processes. Additional focus will be on the effect of microbes on humans, especially as relates to disease processes. The laboratory emphasizes determinative microbiology. Three hours of lecture/discussion and four to five hours of laboratory per week. Prerequisite(s):  ,  ,  , or permission of instructor. CHEM 211  recommended. Offered every year. (4 Credits)