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BIO-251 Introduction to Microbiology with Lab

This course is designed to help students see the connections between microbiology and the world, regardless of career path. Topics include the diversity of microorganisms, microbial metabolism and genetics, and the control of microbial growth. Current topics discussed in the course include antibiotic resistance, biotechnology, and pandemics. The course includes a laboratory component with an emphasis on aseptic techniques, use of selective and differential media, and the growth of bacterial species.

Note: This course has a lab kit requirement. Please check the syllabus for ordering instructions.

Study Methods:

Online Courses (BIO-251-OL):
Dec 2022,  Jan 2023,  Feb 2023,  Mar 2023,  Apr 2023,  May 2023,  Jun 2023

Credits: 4

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