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BIOL 240 –  General Microbiology (CRN: 38664) at  College of San Mateo for Spring 2022

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BIOL 240 General Microbiology

Introduction to the morphology, physiology, and genetics of microorganisms, with emphasis on bacteria and viruses. Includes environmental, applied microbiology, and the role of bacteria and viruses in health and disease. Laboratory work consists of isolation, cultivation, and identification of bacteria and techniques used to demonstrate microbial properties; including serological methods and bioinformatics. (Recommended for students majoring in life science, physical science, health science, and nursing). One or more field trips may be required. Minimum 16 hours by arrangement required per term.

Units: 4
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Lab hours/semester: 48-54
  • TBA hours/semester: 16-18
  • Homework hours/semester: 80-90
Prerequisites: A college level biology course with a lab AND a college level chemistry course with a lab. This includes BIOL 110, BIOL 210, BIOL 220, BIOL 230, BIOL 250, BIOL 260, BIOL 130 with BIOL 132 (lab), BIOL 225 (Canada), OR BIOL 215 (Skyline), AND CHEM 192, CHEM 210, or CHEM 410.
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area E5a
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area B2 and B3), UC (IGETC Area 5B and 5C).

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Department: Biology

Number of Units: 4


Section
KX - Lecture and/or Discussion
Meeting Date: 01/19-05/25
Meeting Time: 5:00pm-6:15pm
Days: M, W
Building: 36 Room: 0215
Instructor: Christopher Smith
KX - Laboratory/Studio/Activity
Meeting Date: 01/19-05/25
Meeting Time: 7:00pm-8:15pm
Days: M, W
Building: 36 Room: 0204
Instructor: Christopher Smith
KX - Laboratory/Studio/Activity
Meeting Date: 01/19-05/25
Meeting Time: TBA 1 Hrs/Wk
Days:
Building: 36 Room: 0110
Instructor: Christopher Smith
Critical Dates for this Course Date
Last day to add class January 31, 2022
Last day to drop with a section refund January 31, 2022
Last day to drop without appearing on transcript February 6, 2022
Last day to withdraw with a W April 28, 2022
Last day to change to Pass/No Pass Grading Option May 25, 2022
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