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BIOL 240 General Microbiology

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Course Description

Morphology, taxonomy, ecology, and physiology of microorganisms, with emphasis on bacteria. Laboratory techniques on culture and identification of bacteria. Recommended for agriculture, biochemistry, nursing, pre-medical and pre-dental, biotechnology engineering, and other life science majors.

Units: 4
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Lab hours/semester: 48-54
  • TBA hours/semester: 16-18
  • Homework hours/semester: 80-90
Prerequisites: Successful completion of a college-level laboratory science course.
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area B2, B3), UC (IGETC Area 5B, 5C)