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All Course Information - Summer 2023
STS1301 MICRO AND INFECTION
(In State) 320.31
(Out of State) 1148.70
This course is intended to teach the characteristics and activities of microorganisms. It surveys the various microbial groups, especially the bacteria, viruses and fungi with emphasis on pathogenic forms. Bacterial growth, metabolism and genetics are discussed in some detail. Theories and methods of destruction, removal and inhibition of microorganisms in the environment are studied, as well as how the human body's natural defenses act to protect us against pathogenic microorganisms, principles of wound healing and infection control. Various significant aspects of infectious disease that occur in humans are also covered.
Meeting Dates: 2023-05-15-2023-06-23