The B. Sc Microbiology programme has been designed to provide a sound understanding of the concepts of micro-organisms as it relates to mankind and the environment. The programme will elaborate the importance of micro-organisms in industry, health and environmental sectors of the society, emphasis the traditional biotechnology and the linkage to the current modern biotechnology. Microbiology is the study of organisms that are too small to be observed with the naked eye. Microorganisms include algae, bacteria and fungi. As a science, microbiology helps to improve human lives by providing identification-methods and by suggesting treatment methods for all manner of bacterial infections and diseases.