Feb 06, 2023  
PVCC 2022-2023 College Catalog 
    
PVCC 2022-2023 College Catalog
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BIO 150 - Microbiology for Health Sciences

Course ID 135429
Credits 4

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 per week. Laboratory: 3 hours per week. Total: 6 hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): BIO 101  or BIO 141  
Corequisite: BIO 150 lab.



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