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BIO 15 GENERAL MICROBIOLOGY

5 Units - 3 hours lecture, 6 hours lab
Transfers: CSU, UC
Prerequisite: BIO 1   or BIO 10  or BIO 12  
Recommended Preparation: BIO 11  
This course is an examination of the fundamental biological concepts as they apply to viruses, bacteria, fungi, and protozoans. Theoretical as well as practical applications are discussed in such topics as bacterial morphology, metabolism, genetics, chemotherapy, and antibiotics. Also discussed are resistance and immunity, health and disease, and the role of microorganisms in the environment. Laboratory work will reinforce topics covered in lecture. Field trips may be required to fulfill course objectives. NR



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