BIOL 3310 Microbiology 3/3/4

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

Microbiology is the study of biological organisms and agents too small to see with the unaided eye. This course will introduce students to the diversity, physiology, anatomy, and genetics of microorganisms, with particular emphasis on the bacteria. It will also introduce students to key areas of microbiology, including medical microbiology, microbial ecology, food microbiology, and biotechnology. In the laboratory students will learn techniques for medical microbiology and biotechnology.