Microbiology is one of the largest and oldest subdisciplines within the biological sciences. It has a rich history and continues to impact many aspects of modern life. This course will introduce students to the diversity of microbial life and to the roles of microorganisms in infectious diseases, environmental processes, and biotechnology with a special emphasis on bacteria and viruses. Experiential learning opportunities will give students exposure to a myriad of techniques commonly used in medical microbiology, environmental microbiology, and research.

Lecture Hours: 4.00 Lab Hours: 0Total Hours: 4.00