This course offers the student an opportunity to examine organisms that are too small to be seen with the naked eye. This is a comprehensive study of the basic principles of microbiology. A brief survey of the history of the science is given. Emphasis is placed on understanding the variety and differences of microbes and their relationship to humans. For hybrid delivery sections, the lecture is delivered online and labs are conducted in person. Students will meet for lab each week and schedule time to view lectures on their own time. Successful completion of the lab exercises is a partial requirement for the course. Successful completion of BIO 2012 recommended.
3 hours of lecture, 3 hours of lab per week