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Description: The course is designed to convey general concepts, methods, and applications of microbiology for health sciences. The role of microorganisms in the environment and in human disease is discussed. Topics include: immunology, bacteriology, virology, and mycology; the morphology, biochemistry, and physiology of microorganisms including bacteria, viruses, and fungi; the diseases caused by these microorganisms and their treatments. Laboratory portion of the course provides first hand experiences that inform, illustrate, expand, and reinforce major concepts discussed in lecture.

Registration for this course includes lecture (BIO231) and lab (BIO231L).

Upcoming Microbiology Course Offerings:
Apr 7, 2018 - May 2, 2018 (Saturday/Sunday)
May 5, 2018 - May 30, 2018 (Saturday/Sunday)
May 7, 2018 - May 30, 2018 (Monday/Tuesday)
Jun 4, 2018 - Jun 27, 2018 (Monday/Tuesday)
Jun 2, 2018 - Jun 27, 2018 (Saturday/Sunday)
Jun 8, 2018 - Jul 7, 2018 (Friday/Saturday)
Jun 30, 2018 - Jul 25, 2018 (Saturday/Sunday)
Jul 28, 2018 - Aug 22, 2018 (Saturday/Sunday)

Prerequisites: High School Diploma or Equivalent
Lecture Hours: 45
Lab Hours: 30
Total Units: 4
Course Format: All Accelerated Science Courses take place in 4 or 5 weeks. Most classes and laboratories are offered on either Friday/Saturday or Saturday/Sunday in addition to some weekday offerings. All courses repeat regularly, giving many opportunities to complete the course(s) you want.

Classes fill quickly, so please do not wait to apply. Students are registered on a first-come, first-served basis. All courses are listed in SCU publications and the application regardless of the current number of registrants. Registration is not confirmed until an email is sent. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please confirm registration by emailing [email protected].

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