The study of bacteria, viruses and other microbes. Included are identification techniques, microbial genetics, immunology, growth and control, an overview of those microbes important to man, and modern molecular issues.

Intended for students in health, food and environmental fields as well as biology majors.


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For questions regarding this course, contact the instructor or COD Online support.

Credit Hours

4 credit hours (3 lecture hours, 3 lab hours)


None but BIOLO-1151 is strongly recommended.

Technical Requirements

Students must have regular access to the Internet and a computer. Courses are administered through Blackboard, so students will also need a compatible OS and browser. A list of recommended software can be found here.