Jan 23, 2022  
2021-2022 COLLEGE CATALOG 
    
2021-2022 COLLEGE CATALOG
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BIO 150 Microbiology for Health Science

4 credit(s)
Prerequisite(s): BIO 101   or BIO 141  
Nursing students: This course must have been completed within 10 years prior to acceptance to the nursing program.

Focuses on the general characteristics, cellular structure, and metabolism of microorganisms. Emphasizes microbial relationships with individual and community health. Includes impact of microbes on human health and disease, microbial pathogenicity, identifying and managing infectious diseases and controlling microbial growth, healthcare associated infections and epidemiology. Studies aseptic culturing techniques with hands-on experience in safe microbiology practices. Lecture 3 hours. Recitation and laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.



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