Microbiology Laboratory for Professional Schools
Designed for non-majors, this course emphasizes experimental techniques to cultivate and characterize bacteria.
What you can learn.
- Execute experiments in groups to analyze microorganisms and viruses
- Explore how environmental conditions influence microbial growth
- Understand light microscopy and quantitative techniques required for microbiological and biochemical processes
About this course:Experimental techniques of microbiology, with emphasis on cultivation and characterization of bacteria. Laboratory exercises include light microscopy, quantitative techniques, and identification methods. Students learn to work effectively in groups to perform experiments, record observations, and analyze results. Limited to non-majors. Letter grading. Transferable for UC credit.
Spring 2020 Schedule
These courses meet regularly and are fully online. Click “See Details” below for more information.
No meeting April 18; May 23.
Laboratory meets on Santa Monica College campus. Enrollment contingent upon signing a liability waiver form.
Fee includes lab costs. Additional nonrefundable fee $285.
Enrollment limited to 25 students. Visitors not permitted. Enrollment deadline: April 3, 2020. Internet access required.