BIOL 2221 - Microbiology
(Fulfills MNTC Area: 3) This course is an introduction to fundamental theories, principles and methods of microbiology. Structure, effects of physical factors, and inhibition and killing of microorganisms will be studied. Microbial interactions with humans and their immune systems are introduced. Students are familiarized with concepts in environmental microbiology, evolution and microbial species diversity as well as the necessary laboratory techniques needed to study those organisms.