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Science Division

Microbiology Sub-Discipline

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BIO203W (General Microbiology) Course Information

Prerequisites for the course are: BIO 130 or BIO 140 or BIO 171 or BIO 152 or BIO 241, each requiring a “C” (2.0) minimum grade.
credits: 4
lecture - lab: 45-45

General microbiology surveys the microorganisms associated with infectious diseases, including the bacteria, viruses, fungi, and protozoans. emphasizes the health care aspects, and the distribution and activities of microbes as related to the following: microbial nutrition and anatomy, growth, disease, epidemiology, infection and immunity. Uses labs that stress aseptic techniques and that develop skills necessary to handle microbes in health care settings, including the characterization of unknown microbes.

BIO203 Outcomes & Objectives (PDF)

 

COURSE REQUIREMENTS:

Textbook = "Microbiology with Diseases by Body System", by Bauman.

MasteringMicrobiology interactive-website is required.

  • Option 1) Purchase a new textbook which comes with a MasteringMicrobiology access card at no extra cost.
  • Option 2) If you choose to purchase a used textbook, purchase a MasteringMicrobiology access card separately; only the site-access is needed, you do not need to purchase the eText.
  • Option 3) No textbook, but purchase the complete MasteringMicrobiology access: site access and eText.

Mastering Microbiology Site = MasteringMicrobiology

 

Laboratory

The LAB MANUAL is mandatory: written by the microbiology faculty and is only sold in the Delta College Bookstore.

Exposure Control Manual for Category A Students (PDF)

Microbiology Lab - Media - Tests - Pictures (PDF)

 

CNET-Online Microbiology Class Information

Download Frequently Asked Questions - Online Microbiology

Instructor-Selected Lab Days will be held in room C-119.

 


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