BIOL-3415 General Microbiology
A study of the structure and function of viruses, rickettsiae, bacteria, fungi, protozoans, flatworms, and roundworms. Special emphasis is given to the isolation, culturing, staining, control, and pathogenesis of the organisms. The genetics, host parasite relations and the immune response are also stressed. Lecture - 3 hours; Laboratory - 4 hours. This course is normally offered in the fall semester.