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Microorganisms are all around us, often unseen, generally beneficial, and occasionally harmful. This course will uncover this unseen world and explore the lives of microorganisms. Topics will include microbial structure and function; metabolism and growth; genetics and diversity; and disease and control.
NOTE: This course has a laboratory component which requires a lab kit that must be purchased from ESC's bookstore (http://www.esc.edu/bookstore/). Please order in time to allow for shipping before the start of the term.
Prerequisites: Some knowledge of biology and chemistry is recommended, but not required.
This course fully meets the General Education requirement in Natural Sciences.
This online course is offered through Online Learning. You can take this as an individual course or as part of an online degree program, with term starts in March, May, September, November and January. View current term offerings and all online courses. Click here to register for online courses.
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Meets General Education Requirement In: Natural Sciences-Full
Term(s) Offered (Subject to Change) : Spring 1. Summer. Fall 1.
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