2019-2020 Catalog 
    
    Dec 08, 2021  
2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BIO 15 GENERAL MICROBIOLOGY


5 Units 3 hours lecture 6 hours lab
Transfers: CSU, UC
Prerequisite: BIO 20  or one year of high school biology with a grade of “C” or better
Recommended Preparation: BIO 11  and CHEM 108  
An examination of the fundamental biological concepts as they apply to viruses, bacteria, fungi, and protozoa. Emphasis is placed on the prokaryotic cell. Theoretical as well as practical applications are discussed in such topics as bacterial morphology, metabolism, genetics, chemotherapy, and antibiotics. Also included are resistance and immunity, health, and disease. Includes laboratory techniques and methods.
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