Science - Course - Microbiology 

  • Course Code: BIOL333
  • Credits: 3
  • Hours Distribution:  (3Cr.:3 Lec)
  • Course Type: Major Core (MJC)

Course Description

An introduction to the microbial world, with emphasis given to bacteria and viruses, and the impact of these organisms on the environment and human health. Topics include: diversity of microorganisms, structure of prokaryotic cells, bacterial nutrition, reproduction and growth, factors affecting microbial growth, control of microorganisms, physiology, properties of viruses, taxonomy of plant and animal viruses, and bacteriophages. Pre-req.: BIOL 231.