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2023-2024 Academic Calendar

BIOL105 Medical Microbiology

(4.0 credits)

This course examines the basic principles of microbiology and the classification of microbes, with an emphasis on their relevance to human health. Topics include: the morphology, growth, and transmission of microorganisms; microbial genetics, recombinant DNA, and biotechnological applications; the epidemiology and role of pathogens in infectious diseases; human immunology; antimicrobial strategies; and the prevention and control of infectious diseases in humans. Weekly three-hour labs familiarize students with standard techniques in microbiology.

Lecture Hours: 45

Lab Hours: 45