Applies theory and lab practice in microbial ubiquity, growth, biosafety and aseptic practices, and identification of medically-important microorganisms. Emphasizes knowledge acquisition and practical lab application.
Special Note: Recommended for associate and baccalaureate health science programs. Laboratory exercises generally require students to return to the lab to record experimental results after 24 hours throughout the semester. Not accepted for biology degree credit. Students must attend lab the first week of class or they may be administratively dropped.