MICRO 102 Introductory Microbiology

Introduction to microbiology, emphasizing the general characteristic of microorganisms, principles of microbial growth, identification, control and the relationships between human beings and microbes. Special attention is given to infectious diseases. Recommended for students in health occupations. Surveys of bacteria, fungi, viruses and parasitic protozoans are included.

Units: 4.00

Offered: (Fa,Sp)

UC*, CSU, Associate Degree Applicable

Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None

Lecture: Minimum 48 hours per semester

Laboratory: Minimum 48 hours per semester


*MICRO 102 and MICRO 150 combined: Maximum UC credit, 5 units.


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