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General Microbiology Lab
GEN MICRO LAB
CLASS CODE: BIO 222 CREDITS:  1 FEE:  $5.00
DIVISION: AGRICULTURAL AND LIFE SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT: BIOLOGY
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course fulfills a General Education - Biological Science requirement.

DESCRIPTION: In this course, students use the microscope to study different types of microorganisms and learn the methods used to grow, identify, and characterize them.
TAUGHT: Winter, Summer, Fall
CONTENT AND TOPICS: Use of the microscope, protozoa, fungi, bacteria, culture techniques, staining techniques, biochemical tests, plate counts, analysis of water and milk, effective hand washing, disease transmission, microbial control, and food microbiology.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: Through this course, students will gain an understanding and appreciation of the abundance and diversity of microbes and learn basic techniques used to identify and quantify them.
REQUIREMENTS: Attend lab, submit lab reports, and complete quizzes and exams.
PREREQUISITES: Completion of or concurrent registration in Bio 221 General Microbiology
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2001