Oct 22, 2018  
2015-2016 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2015-2016 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

BIO 442 - Microbiology

4 credit(s)
A detailed study of the biochemistry, genetics, and molecular biology of microorganisms, with an emphasis on prokaryotic organisms. Topics include microbial physiology, diversity, ecology, and evolution; control of microbial growth, human-microbe interactions, epidemiology, biotechnology, applied industrial microbiology, and environmental microbiology. Skills practiced include communicating scientific information, understanding scientific literature, and critically analyzing and evaluating information and experimental results. Hands-on laboratory exercises are used to reinforce and practice topics and skills. Designed for biology and chemistry/biology majors, and students in the Premedical Professionals program.
Prerequisite(s): CH 230 , CH 231 , BIO 272W , BIO 273W , and 12 additional credits in biology.
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