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BIOL 240 – General Microbiology (CRN: 83067) at Cañada College for Fall 2017

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BIOL 240 General Microbiology

This course introduces microorganisms in nature: their cellular and molecular structure and functions, metabolisms, genetics, gene regulation, and techniques and procedures used by microbiologists. Emphasis is on microbes that play important roles in human daily life, especially those that cause disease and impact the environment. Laboratory emphasizes isolation, cultivation, and identification of bacteria.

Units: 4
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Lab hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: BIOL 110 or BIOL 130 and BIOL 132 or BIOL 210 or 215 (offered at Skyline College), or 220 (offered at College of San Mateo) or BIOL 225 or BIOL 230 or BIOL 250 or BIOL 260 and CHEM 192 or CHEM 210 or CHEM 410 or equivalent (any college level biology course with a lab and any college level chemistry course with a lab).
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area B2, B3
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area B2, B3), UC (IGETC Area 5B, 5C)

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Department: Biology

Number of Units: 4


Section
ABX - Lecture and/or Discussion
Meeting Date: 08/16-12/06
Meeting Time: 11:10am-12:25pm
Days: M, W
Building: 17 Room: 0209
Instructor: Nathan Staples
ABX - Laboratory/Studio/Activity
Meeting Date: 08/16-12/06
Meeting Time: 12:45pm-2:00pm
Days: M, W
Building: 16 Room: 0204
Instructor: Nathan Staples
Critical Dates for this Course Date
Last day to add class August 29, 2017
Last day to drop with a refund August 29, 2017
Last day to drop without a "W" September 4, 2017
Last day to drop with a "W" November 15, 2017
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