Fundamentals of Microbiology

3 credits


Veterinary Pathobiology
College of Veterinary Medicine

This course, which is designed for microbiology or life sciences majors, provides an overview of the classification, structure, metabolism, genetics, and isolation and identification of the principal groups of bacteria. Additional topics to be covered include an introduction to viruses, protozoa, and fungi, the nature of infectious diseases, and the immune response. Graded on A-F basis only. Recommended: BIO_SC 1500 or equivalent.