BIOL 3540K Microbiology

This course presents the basic subdivisions of microbiology, including the study of viruses, fungi, and microscopic eukaryotes, but with an emphasis on bacteriology. Topics covered include the following: microbial taxonomy and evolution, microbial physiology, microbial genetics, microbial pathogenesis, and the tools and techniques of microbiology. The impact of microbiology on medicine, the environment, basic research, and biotechnology is discussed. Corequisite lab course required. 


4 credits

Lecture Hours

3 hours


A grade of a C or better in BIOL 2108K


BIOL 3540L