BIOL 2204 Microbiology (4 cr)

Prereq: One college biology laboratory course (C or higher); one college chemistry laboratory course (C or higher); ENGC 1101

A majors lab course that examines the biology of bacteria, algae, protozoa, fungi, rickettsia, and viruses. Physical and chemical methods of control, microbial genetics, host defenses, and applications in medicine are studied. Lab exercises mandate following biosafety practices for handling microbial pathogens. Lecture 3 hours; Lab requires a minimum of 3 hours per week of scheduled and self-directed laboratory work.

Fall, Spring MnTC Goal: 3