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Biology
Course Description

BIO 100
Microbiology
Fall

A study of the diversity, genetics, physiology, and ecology of microorganisms, with a particular focus on bacteria and viruses. Emphasis is placed on their growth and reproduction both in natural and artificial environments. Topics include cell structure, mechanisms of energy generation, metabolic regulation, growth and control of microbial growth, viral replication, environmental relationships, microbial diseases, and applied microbiology. The laboratory will focus on aseptic technique, identification, microscopic study of bacteria, and control of microbial growth.

Course Credit:
4

Instructor(s):
Helen Walter

Prerequisite:
BIO 001

Note(s):
Limit sixteen students.

Meets the following Core Curriculum (or Gen Ed requirement(s)):
Meets the following Gen Ed requirement(s): Written Communication II, Meets the following Core Curriculum requirement(s): Critical Analysis, Written & Oral Comm II

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Last Updated: 6/23/17