BIOL 2030 Medical Microbiology 3/0/3

Prerequisite: ( CHEM 1151 with a minimum grade of C and CHEM 1151L with a minimum grade of C and CHEM 1152 with a minimum grade of C and CHEM 1152L with a minimum grade of C ) or ( CHEM 1211 with a minimum grade of C and CHEM 1211L with a minimum grade of C and CHEM 1212 with a minimum grade of C and CHEM 1212L with a minimum grade of C ) or ( BIOL 1107 with a minimum grade of C and BIOL 1107L with a minimum grade of C and BIOL 1108 with a minimum grade of C and BIOL 1108L with a minimum grade of C ) or ( BIOL 2107 with a minimum grade of C and BIOL 2107L with a minimum grade of C and BIOL 2108 with a minimum grade of C and BIOL 2108L with a minimum grade of C )

Medical microbiology is a course designed for nursing and other allied health persons and is intended to introduce the student to the basic concepts and practices of microbiology, especially with regard to health and human disease. Lecture portions of the course will address the basic biology of microorganisms, pathogenic mechanisms, host defense and immunity, and microorganisms and human diseases. This course is not intended for biology or other laboratory science majors and cannot be used for credit toward those degrees. Students must enroll in BIOL 2030L in the same term.