Microbiology

MICR V01 - GENERAL MICROBIOLOGY 4 Units
Prerequisite: BIOL V04 or PHSO V01 or equivalent with grades of C or better;
and CHEM V01A-V01AL or CHEM V20-V20L or CHEM V30-V30L or 1 year of high
school chemistry with grades of C or better
Recommended preparation: BIOL V01-V01L and CHEM V21-V21L and
ENGL V01A
Hours: 3 lecture, 3 laboratory weekly
This course includes lecture and laboratory studies concerning microbes:
bacteria, fungi, protists, animals, and viruses, with an emphasis on bacterial
physiology, virulence, staining, classification, metabolism, growth, and
the effects of physical and chemical agents on bacteria. The course
includes study of microorganisms affecting humans, principles of disease
transmission, disease prevention, immunity, and biotechnology. Required
safety items include a lab coat, gloves, and ANSI 287.1 safety glasses.
Field trips may be required. Formerly Micro 1. Transfer credit: CSU; UC.