BIOL 2320 - Microbiology for Non-Science Majors

This course covers basic microbiology and immunology and is primarily directed at pre-nursing, pre-allied health, and non-science majors. It provides an introduction to historical concepts of the nature of microorganisms, microbial diversity, the importance of microorganisms and acellular agents in the biosphere, and their roles in human and animal diseases. Major topics include bacterial structure as well as growth, physiology, genetics, and biochemistry of microorganisms. Emphasis is on medical microbiology, infectious diseases, and public health. Corequisite BIOL 2120

Grade Basis: L
Credit hours: 3.0
Lab hours: 3.0



  • BIOL 2120 - Microbiology Lab for Non-Science Majors


  • College readiness in reading required.
  • Must have earned a ā€œCā€ or better in BIOL 2301/2101