Prerequisite Courses

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Course Memo

Prerequisites: BIO142 or 263 and CHM121 or 131. Study of bacteria and viruses including their structure, classification, growth, physiology, metabolism, and biological importance. Their medical importance is compared to other microbes including protozoa, algae fungi and parasitic helminthes. Includes discussion of ecological importance and industrial applications for microbes. Lecture and laboratory.