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.
Life Sciences 7A, 7B, and 23L.

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This course applies towards the following certificates & specializations…

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