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SC1422 - Microbiology with Lab - 6 Credits

This course is a general introductory course to microbiology. It provides a background in many areas of microbiology, antimicrobial agents, immunology and host parasite relationships of microorganisms will be studied with an emphasis on bacteria. In the lab portion of this course, students will learn aseptic techniques and apply them in the isolation of pure cultures of bacteria. Students will also perform various staining techniques and chemical tests to identify these bacteria. The response of bacteria to changes in environmental conditions will be examined. Various life stages of medically important parasites will also be observed. (4.5 hours lecture, 3 hours lab per week)

Delivery: on campus