2020-2021 Catalog 
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2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BIO 220 - Microbiology (4 Credits)

This course offers an introduction to the biology of microorganisms with emphasis on bacteria. General principles of microbial classification, morphology, physiology and genetics are covered, including the role of microorganisms in natural and disease processes of man. Current trends and topics are discussed. Laboratory study includes the basic use of the microscope and aseptic techniques in the observation, isolation, identification and control of selected bacteria. Lecture Hours: 39. Laboratory Hours: 39. Prerequisite(s): BIO 099  or BIO 105  with a grade of “C” or better. Laboratory Fee: $55. Usually offered in the fall, spring and summer.