Nov 30, 2020  
2019-2020 Catalog 
2019-2020 Catalog ARCHIVED CATALOG: Content may no longer be accurate.

MICR 1113 LS - Introductory Microbiology

Credits: (3)
Typically taught:
Fall [Full Sem, Full Sem Online]
Spring [Full Sem, Full Sem Online]
Summer [Full Sem, Full Sem Online, 1st Blk Online, 2nd Blk Online]

An overview of how microorganisms are used as model systems to study biology, genetics, metabolism, and ecology; how microorganisms play an integral role in disease and how microbial and immunological methods are used to treat and prevent disease; why microorganisms are found inhabiting a wide range of ecological habitats; how microorganisms play a vital role in biotechnology, fermentation, medicine, and other industries important to human well-being; and how microorganisms play an indispensable role in element cycles, biodegradation, and other aspects of the environment. This course is intended for all students who are not Microbiology majors. This course consists of 3 one-hour lectures/demonstrations per week.