Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College Credit Catalog 2011-2012

BIO-186 Microbiology (4)

Surveys bacteria, viruses and fungi: their growth characteristics, morphology and pathogenicity. The epidemiology and diagnosis of pathogenic bacteria and an introduction to immunology are also included. Laboratory emphasis is on culturing, identification, aseptic technique and basic immunological assays. Credits: 4, Hours: (3/2/0/0), Prereq: One year of recent high school biology/chemistry with a grade of B or higher is strongly recommended, or completion of Basic Biological Concepts or other college-level biology course; Arts & Sciences Elective Code: A

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