Online Course Description
BIOL 285: Microbiology I - LECTURE ONLY ONLINE
PLEASE NOTE - THE LAB FOR THIS COURSE MUST BE TAKEN ON CAMPUS.
The biology of microscopic organisms including bacteria, fungi, protozoa, algae, and viruses. An introduction to basic principles of microbiology, with an emphasis on morphology, classification, cultivation, growth, physical, and chemical controlling agents, antibiotics, host-parasite interactions, and the benefits of microorganisms including genetic engineering applications. The lab includes proper technique in observation, identification of microbes, and reactions under various physical and chemical conditions.
Prerequisites: Placement in BIOL 120 or higher or one semester of a college-level biology course (ex. BIOL 105 with at least a C-).
Run Time: May 19 - June 27
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