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BIOL 440 General Microbiology

Units: 4

Hours: 54 hours LEC; 72 hours LAB

Prerequisite: CHEM 305, 309, or 400 with a grade of "C" or better

Transferable: CSU; UC

This course introduces the concepts of microbiology with an emphasis on forms, modes of growth, cell specialization, mutual, commensal and parasitic relationships of bacteria, fungi, molds, protozoans and viruses. Topics will be correlated with medical and health applications to animals and human beings.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

SLO #1—Evaluate the cellular structure and function of microorganisms.