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MICROM 301 General Microbiology (Spring; also offered Fall and Summer) Acquaints students with microorganisms and their activities. Topics include microbial cell structure and function, metabolism, genetics, and the role of microorganisms in disease, immunity, and other selected applied areas. 3 credits. Prerequisite: either CHEM 120, CHEM 140, CHEM 142, or CHEM 145; recommended:biology, organic chemistry. Instructor class description

MICROM 302 General Microbiology Laboratory (Fall; also offered Spring and Summer) Laboratory course primarily for students taking Micro 301. Covers a variety of microbiological techniques, with experiments designed to illustrate major concepts of bacteriology, virology, and immunology. 2 credits. Recommended: MICROM 301, which may be taken concurrently.

MICROM 443 Medical Microbiology Laboratory (Winter; also offered Fall) Procedures for isolation and identification of pathogenic bacteria and testing their susceptibility to antibiotics. 3 credits. Prerequisite: either BIOL 200 or BIOL 201. Instructor class description

MICROM 444 Medical Mycology and Parasitology (Spring) Consideration of medically important fungi and parasites, with emphasis on their biology in relation to disease and its laboratory diagnosis. 4 credits. Prerequisite: either BIOL 200 or BIOL 201.