Level: II
Semester: 2
Number of Credits: 3
Anti-Requisites: BIOL 2263 General Microbiology
Prerequisites: Students should meet criteria I OR II
I: BIOL 1262, BIOL 1263) and BIOL 1364 OR
II: ESST 1001


Course Description 

An overview of the biology, taxonomy and phylogeny of bacteria, fungi and viruses. Topics covered include bacterial carbon and energy metabolism, as well as genetic recombination, growth and nutrition. The course covers the principles of classical and molecular-based methods used in the identification and enumeration of microorganisms.



Coursework        50%
Final Exam         50%


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