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BIO 209 - General Microbiology | Course Descriptions | Monroe Community College
BIO 209 - General Microbiology

A survey of microorganisms: bacteria, viruses, rickettsia, protozoa, algae and fungi. Major emphasis is placed upon bacteria: classification, genetics, ecology, morphology, physiology, physical and chemical control and economic importance. An introduction to applications of microbiology to food and water analysis, industry and medicine, including principles of immunology and transmission of infectious diseases. This course is designed for the Liberal Arts or science-interested student. Three class hours, three laboratory hours.

4 Credits

Prerequisites: BIO 156 as prerequisite or corequisite, and CHE 145 or CHE 151 with a grade of C- or better, or permission of instructor. Students who have completed BIO 156 with a grade below C- are advised to repeat BIO 156 before attempting BIO 209.

Course Offered Fall and Spring

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Fall Semester 2016
Spring Semester 2016
Summer Session 2016

Contact Information

Brighton Campus
Building 8, Room 201
M-F 8:45 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.
(585) 292-2029