May 24, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

BIO 330 Microbiology

This course is the study of all aspects of the life around us which cannot be seen without the use of a microscope. This category includes bacteria, fungi, protists and viruses, which exist in invisible networks affecting global cycles, public health, and industrial and agricultural practices. The study of microbiology also offers us a myriad of tools, models, and reductionist systems useful to any biologist, from genetics to cell biology to ecology. This course is intended to be frequently participatory, with heavy emphasis on dialogue and discussion, with laboratory instruction of a mixture of basic techniques and hypothesis driven experimental design covering the breadth of the field. 3 hours lecture. 1 three-hour laboratory.

  Prerequisite: BIO 290  

4 credit hours