3.0 / Lower
Corresponds to an introductory, one-semester course in microbiology. Tests for knowledge and understanding of bacteria, algae, fungi, protozoa, viruses, and their relationships with humans. Includes introduction to microbiology; biology of microorganisms; control of microorganisms; disease and resistance; biology of infectious diseases; and environmental, food, and industrial microbiology. Assumes general knowledge of chemistry, as well as biology or anatomy and physiology. (Multiple-choice examination.)
Prepare for the Exam
A practice exam is available for $75: To register for a practice exam you must first register for its corresponding credit-bearing exam.
Register for the Exam
You can register and pay for your exam online. After you register, you will receive an Authorization to Test letter. You'll need to select the 8- or 15-week term in which you'll take your exam.
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