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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):
Sep 2021,  Oct 2021,  Nov 2021,  Dec 2021,  Jan 2022,  Feb 2022,  Mar 2022,  Apr 2022,  May 2022,  Jun 2022

Credits: 4

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