Basic microbiological concepts and techniques. The role of microorganisms in health and disease. 4 lecture hours; 4 lab hours. Satisfies science or lab requirement area A distribution or specified elective for the AA degree.
Prerequisites: BIOL& 160 or BIOL& 211 (Majors Cellular) and CHEM& 121 with a grade of "C" or better and concurrent enrollment in BIO L& 260 Lab.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to fulfill the following Science Program Outcomes:
- Understand the nature of science, including the role of observation in the development of scientific theories and laws.
- Display knowledge of basic microbiology concepts.
- Use the languages of science to interpret and communicate scientific information.
- Think critically and communicate understanding of microbiology concepts.
- Use scientific knowledge to analyze and evaluate data and solve problems; and obtain and analyze experimental data.
- Applying understanding of microbiology to guided practice.