BIOL 4254 - General Microbiology, 4 Credits

Level: Lower

Course Attributes: Gen Ed - Natural Sciences, Liberal Arts and Science

Bacteria and their related infections are emphasized along with viruses, rickettsia, fungi, and other disease causing agents. The primary emphasis is the terminology related to microbial agents, clinical diagnosis, laboratory detection, disease and control of microorganisms. Other topics include bacterial reproduction, morphology, structures, nomenclatures, physiology, genetics, diagnostic bacteriologic media and the immune system.