An introduction to the fascinating world of microorganisms. Topics for discussion include the structure and function of microbes; microbial metabolism, nutrition, and growth; the control of microorganisms in the environment and in the body; the classification of microorganisms and viruses; infection and immunity; and applied microbiology. An overview of microbial diseases by body system is also provided.
Prerequisite:BL 118, BL 119, BL 121, BL 126. Concurrent Requisite:BL 334. Sessions Typically Offered:Fall/Spring/Summer Years Typically Offered:Annually