2018-2019 Catalog Winter Update [Archived]

HCR 120 Applied Microbiology

(Contact Hours: 3) This course presents the principles of microbiology for students in health career programs. Lecture, discussion and laboratory presentations will be utilized to survey the growth, reproduction, pathogenic effects and control of microorganisms. Major pathogenic bacteria, mycobacteria, fungi, viruses and common parasitic infections will be examined. Recommended prerequisite: Advanced Placement biology, BIO 101, or HCR 118 strongly recommended. Minimum benchmarks will be enforced.