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Prairie State College    
  Feb 23, 2018
2017-2018 Catalog

BIOL 211 Microbiology

Prerequisite: BIOL 111  or CHEM 105  within the past 5 years with a C or better
3 lectures, 3 lab hrs per week: 4 hrs transfer credit
This is an introduction to the study of microscopic organisms, with an emphasis on bacteria. Special attention is given to their structure, physiology, and ecology. This course also includes an introduction to virology, medical parasitology, medical mycology, and immunological concepts. This course is especially beneficial for health profession majors because of the emphasis on the microbial role in the disease process focusing on the epidemiology, clinical manifestation, and treatment of microbial diseases.