BIO-215 Introductory Microbiology
3 hours lecture,3 hours lab, 3 credits
This is an introduction to the field of microbiology. Topics covered include: prokaryotic cell structure and function; microbial growth, factors affecting growth, and control of growth; microbial metabolism; prokaryotic genetics and gene regulation; microbial classification and diversity; and, viruses. Specific skills learned in the laboratory include: sterile technique, bacterial culture, microscopy and staining, serial dilution, bacterial metabolism, fecal coliform testing, and antimicrobial agents in the control of microbial growth.
- Bio 102/103 or Bio 160/161 or Bio 110/111 Minimum Grade C
- Take BIO-215L
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