Jun 03, 2023  
Catalog 2022-2023 
Catalog 2022-2023

BI 230 - Introductory Microbiology

Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 3
Credit Hours: 4

Surveys the history, anatomy and physiology of microorganisms emphasizing their impact on society. Examines microbe anatomy, metabolism, growth, genetics, taxonomy, selected diseases affecting humans and plants, immunity, and microbial control. Covers food microbiology, industrial microbiology, agricultural microbiology and environmental microbiology with applications to grape growing, winemaking, and standard microbiological laboratory techniques.

Prerequisite: Placement into WR 115  (or higher), or completion of WR 090  (or higher) with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor.