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BIO 237: Microbiology

In this course, the structure of microbes that have a significant impact on humans is described and their genetics introduced. The epidemiology and prevention of infectious disease as well as events involved in immunity and pathogenesis within the body are covered. Finally, infectious diseases of major body systems are surveyed. Basic microbiological skills are introduced in the lab.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6; BIO 101, BIO 111, BIO 161 or BIO 162, minimum grade "C"

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