General Microbiology Laboratory

General Microbiology Laboratory
 Hours1.0 Credit, 0.0 Lecture, 2.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesMMBio 221 or concurrent enrollment.
 TaughtFall, Winter, Spring, Summer
 ProgramsContaining MMBIO 222
Course Outcomes


Use the bright field microscope to view and interpret microbiological specimens

Aseptic Technique

Use proper aseptic techniques int he handling and transfer of microbiological specimens


Use standard microbiological media to culture and identify common microbiological specimens


Use standard microbiology laboratory equipment correctly

Experimental procedure

Follow an experimental protocol, collect and organize data, present data in an appropriate form, assess the validity of the data, and draw appropriate comclusions based on the results

Microorganisms in life

Integrate information and skills gained int eh course to make informed judgements about the role of microorganisms in everyday life


Use accepted safety protocols when handling microbiological specimens and chemicals