Course ID: BIOL 253
This course is a study of microorganisms with the main focus on human health and infectious diseases. The areas of study presented include bacteria, fungi, viruses, and parasites that involve microbial structure, growth and nutrition, bacterial metabolism, genetics, and a presentation of infectious diseases by anatomical systems. Bioethical issues involving microorganisms in human and animal health are emphasized. This course is designed for healthcare students and includes the basic role of the human immune system in fighting disease. Lecture 3 hours/Laboratory 2 hours/Total 5 hours per week.
Semester(s): Spring, Fall
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