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Microbiology (MICR)

201: Microbiology for Nursing and Allied Health. (3-3-0)
Principles of microbiology, with emphasis on health and disease. This course covers topics including microbial cell structure and function, control of microbial growth, immunology, and the impact of microbes on human health.

201L: Microbiology Lab for Nursing and Allied Health. (1-0-3)
Laboratory designed to supplement MICR 201 Current enrollment in MICR 201 or previous credit. Withdrawal from lecture mandates withdrawal from lab.

206/206L: Principles of Microbiology. (4-3-3)
Prerequisite: CHEM 107 or CHEM 101 and one life science course (BLGY or MICR).
Topics covered include microbial diversity, metabolism, structure and function, physiology, genetics, as well as interactions with hosts and their environments. Lecture and laboratory studies emphasize medically important microbes including pathogens, techniques used in their handling and control, immunology, and the role of microbes in disease.

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