BIOL 317. Principles of Microbiology.
(2-4-4); I, II.
Prerequisites: BIOL 171 and CHEM 101 or CHEM 111. Fundamental and applied aspects of microbiology. Prokaryotic cell structure and morphology, diversity, metabolism, and genetics emphasized; virology and immunology introduced. Microbiological techniques, scientific inquiry, bacterial identifications, and recombinant DNA technology stressed in the laboratory.