Jul 23, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog with Addendum 
2024-2025 Catalog with Addendum
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BIOL 2420 - Microbiology for Non-Science Majors

Semester Credit Hours: 4
Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 4

This course covers basic microbiology and immunology and is primarily directed at pre-nursing, pre-allied health, and non-science majors. It provides an introduction to historical concepts of the nature of microorganisms, microbial diversity, the importance of microorganisms and acellular agents in the biosphere, and their roles in human and animal diseases. Major topics include bacterial structure as well as growth, physiology, genetics, and biochemistry of microorganisms. Emphasis is on medical microbiology, infectious diseases, and public health. This course covers basics of culture and identification of bacteria and microbial ecology.

TSI: TSI Reading Complete or TSIA2 ELA Complete Required for Enrollment
Prerequisite: BIOL 2404  or equivalent with a grade of “C” or better
Course Content Access Fee: $101
Course Fee: $40
Lab Fee: $80
Course Designation: Academic Transfer

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