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2022-2023 Westminster College Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Westminster College Catalog

BIO 301 - Microbiology

Semester Hours: 4

A study of the diversity in viruses, bacteria, fungi, and algae with an emphasis on the role of evolution in generating the diversity found in microorganisms. Consideration will be given to various energy metabolisms, genetic strategies, molecular systematics, and microbial adaptations that allow such diversity. Also considered will be the importance of microorganisms in medical, industrial, and environmental settings. A laboratory is included.

Prerequisite: C- or better in BIO 201 .
Lab Included: LB
When Offered: Offered Spring Semester.