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Active as of Summer Session 2022

I. General Information

1. Course Title:

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 College Level Score:

6. Prerequisite Courses:

BIOL 2457 - Microbiology

BIOL 2457 Prerequisites The required Course(s) from 1 of the following groups...
Course CodeCourse TitleCredits
CHEM 1424Chemical Principles Icr.
Course CodeCourse TitleCredits
BIOL 1431General Biology Icr.
Course CodeCourse TitleCredits
BIOL 2467Anatomy and Physiology Icr.

8. Prerequisite (Entry) Skills:
BIOL 1431 or BIOL 2467 or CHEM 1424

9. Co-requisite Courses:

BIOL 2457 - Microbiology

There are no corequisites for this course.