Jan 23, 2022  
2021-2022 College Catalog 
    
2021-2022 College Catalog
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BIO 220 - General Microbiology


4 Hours

Prerequisite: BIO 103  with a letter grade of C or higher (Additionally, four (4) semester hours of chemistry is recommended.)
This course covers the fundamental principles of microbiology, which includes the characteristics of bacteria, archaea, eukaryotes, and viruses; cell functions; chemical and physical control methods of microbial growth; and interactions between microbes and humans in relation to pathology, immunology, and the role of normal biota. The laboratory experience focuses on microbiological techniques including culturing, microscopy, staining, identification, and control of microorganisms. Two 120-minute laboratories are required.



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