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Active as of Summer Session 2012



I. General Information

1. Course Title:
Microbiology

2. Course Prefix & Number:
BIOL 2457

3. Course Credits and Contact Hours:

Credits: 4

Lecture Hours: 2

Lab Hours: 4

4. Course Description:

This course is the study of the biology, transmission, pathogenesis, and prevention of bacterial, viral, parasitic and fungal infections. In addition to the medical aspects of microbiology, the course may also cover the environmental and industrial role of microbes. Two hours lecture and two 2-hour labs weekly. This course is designed for students pursuing the Associate Degree in Nursing and science majors. Student must complete five credits of other Biology coursework prior to enrolling in Microbiology. MnTC Goal 3

5. Placement Tests Required:

Accuplacer (specify test): Reading Score: 70

6. Prerequisite Courses:

BIOL 2457 - Microbiology


BIOL 2457 Prerequisites The required Course(s) from 1 of the following groups...
2
Course CodeCourse TitleCredits
 
CHEM 1405Life Science Chemistry
1
Course CodeCourse TitleCredits
 
CHEM 1414Fundamentals of Chemistry
2
Course CodeCourse TitleCredits
 
CHEM 1424Chemical Principles I
1
Course CodeCourse TitleCredits
BIOL 1431General Biology I
1
Course CodeCourse TitleCredits
BIOL 2401Nutrition
1
Course CodeCourse TitleCredits
BIOL 2467Anatomy and Physiology I

8. Prerequisite (Entry) Skills:
Students should have completed 5 semester hours of other Biology coursework and be able to study/learn detailed scientific information.

9. Co-requisite Courses:

BIOL 2457 - Microbiology

There are no corequisites for this course.