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BIO 2205 Microbiology

Morphology and physiology of microorganisms and selected human parasites, mechanisms of disease production, host responses, spread of infectious diseases. Three classroom, three lab hours per week.

Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
Department: Biology
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: Yes

Prereqs: BIO 1107 OR BIO 1111 OR BIO 1141 OR BIO 1121 OR BIO 1171 OR LPN Diploma 


  • Properly use scientific names of organisms; discuss the morphological, staining, and biochemical characteristic of microbes; discuss the pathogenesis of infectious diseases; discuss host responses to infectious diseases
  • Properly use microscopes; perform microbiological techniques related to isolation, cultivation, and identification of microbes; utilize clinical laboratory methods for diagnostic purposes.
  • Conduct library and internet research relative to the case study on infectious disease given; write, in proper English, a case study report; present the case study orally, using appropriate oral communication skills, in the lecture portion of the course.

Credit Hours: 4

Classroom Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 3