Classical and modern approaches to the study of microorganisms and their roles/applications in everyday life, medicine, research, and the environment. Microbial cell structure, function, growth, genetics, metabolism, evolution, and ecology. Study of disease, infection, and immunology. Introduction to virology. Recommended for many pre-health programs. Recommended prerequisite: one course in a biological science.
No longer offered in this format (was a pandemic era mitigation). Take Biology 212L instead.