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This course introduces the student to the principles of microbiology. Topics include the history of microbiology, a survey of the different types of microorganisms, prokaryotic cell structure and function, microbial nutrition and growth, microbial metabolism and its applications, and bacterial genetics and gene expression. An introduction to bacterial gene expression will also be covered. The laboratory exercises complement the lectures and introduce the student to basic microbiological techniques and applications.
Weekly Contact: Lab: 3 hrs. Lecture: 3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1
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*List may not include courses that are on a common table shared between programs.
- BLG 251 - Microbiology II
- BLG 307 - Molecular Biology
- BLG 340 - Environmental Biology
- BLG 351 - Applied Microbiology
- BLG 804 - Water Quality and Environmental Management
- BMS 451 - Medical Microbiology
- BMS 858 - Infection and Immunity
- BMS 865 - Model Organisms
- Biomedical Sciences
- Chemistry Professional and Professionally-Related Table I
- Computer Science Professionally-Related Table I
- Medical Physics Professionally-Related Table I
- Minor in Biology
- Open Elective Table
- Undeclared Arts Professionally-Related Table II_III