2022-23 Virginia Western Academic Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    Feb 20, 2024  
2022-23 Virginia Western Academic Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]



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BIO 205* - General Microbiology

(4 CR)
Prerequisite(s): ENG 111 , BIO 101* , BIO 102* , and CHM 111*   Corequisite(s): CHM 112*  

Course Type: Intended for Transfer  

Description: Explores the structure and function of microorganisms and their relationship to the environment and humans. Emphasizes the various groups of microorganisms, their growth and metabolism, roles in the functioning of ecosystems, genetics, their roles in human health, the use of microbes in industrial applications and biotechnology and methods of microbial control. Lecture 3 hours. Recitation and laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.



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