Math & Science - Biology Option A.S.
Course DescriptionMicrobiology I
BIOL 140 - MICROBIOLOGY I The biology of microscopic organisms including bacteria, fungi, protozoa, algae, and viruses. An introduction to basic principles of microbiology, with an emphasis on morphology, classification, cultivation, growth, physical, and chemical controlling agents, antibiotics, host-parasite interactions, and the benefits of microorganisms including genetic engineering applications. The lab includes proper technique in observation, identification of microbes, and reactions under various physical and chemical conditions. Prerequisite: Successful completion of HS General Biology with at least a C or one semester of a college-level biology course (ex. BIOL 105 with at least a C-). 4 credits (3 lecture hours, 2 laboratory hours), fall or spring semester This course satisfies SUNY General Education Requirements for "Natural Sciences". Theses credits count towards the Math and/or Science (List B) requirements for graduation.