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BIOL 222 - Microbiology

Unit(s): 5.00

Prerequisite: CHEM 110
BIOL 101
Transfers to:UC, CSU

This course encompasses the biology of microorganisms with an emphasis on the role of bacteria and viruses on human health and disease. Other topics include resistance and immunity to disease, basic biological principles, microbial genetics and physiology, the harmful and useful aspects of microorganisms in nature, medicine, and industry. Laboratory exercises emphasize sterile culture techniques and the detection, isolation, and identification of microorganisms. This course is intended for students preparing to enter careers in the health sciences.

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Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.


Rio Hondo College
3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601

Phone: (562) 692-0921
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