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Courses - MICR Lower Division

Students pursuing a major and/or a minor in this department may receive unit credit for courses marked with the symbol '##' as a general elective but may not apply the units toward the specific or elective requirements for any degree or option in this department. Majors in this Department may, however, take, for general education purposes, interdisciplinary courses offered by this department. All other courses in this department are open to majors and minors but by letter grade only.

101. ## Introduction to Human Disease (3) F, S

Prerequisite/Corequisite: Course that fulfills the A.1 GE requirement.
Introduction to the study of human disease including moral/ethical and economic issues.
(Lecture 3 hrs.)

200. General Microbiology for Health Professionals (4) F, S

Prerequisites: CHEM 111A or CHEM 140 with a grade of "C" or better and GE Foundation requirements.
Microbiology for those planning careers in nursing, health care and education, and foods and nutrition. Introduction to microorganisms, including structure, function, metabolism, growth, genetics, diversity, and applied aspects. Special emphasis on human health.
Not open for credit to majors in the biological sciences. (Lecture 2 hrs., laboratory 6 hrs.) Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here.

211. General Microbiology (5) F,S

Prerequisites: BIOL 211, BIOL 212; CHEM 111B, all with a grade of "C" or better.
Introduction to biology of microorganisms, including structure, function, metabolism, growth, genetics, diversity, host-parasite relationships, and applied aspects.
Letter grade only (A-F). (Lecture 3 hrs., laboratory 6 hrs.) Course fee may be required. Information on fees related to this course can be found here.

296. Introduction to Undergraduate Directed Research (1) F,S

Prerequisites: Consent of instructor.
Introduction to research in microbiology approved and directed by a faculty member in the Department of Biological Sciences. Designed primarily to introduce lower division students to research before taking MICR/BIOL 496.
May be repeated to a maximum of 3 units in different semesters. Students who have completed one or more units of MICR/BIOL 496 may not enroll in this course. Credit/No Credit grading only. (Conference 1 hr., laboratory 3 hrs.) Same course as BIOL 296.


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