4sem. hrs.(3:3) Overview of the fungi, including their characteristics, diversity, and ecology. Interactions between fungi and other organisms are explored along with the role and importance of the fungi. Prerequisite: BIOL 2421 - Microbiology. Corequisite: Safety training given in SMTE 0092 - Biomedical Laboratory Safety Seminar is required for continued participation in this course. Offered spring semester of even-numbered years.