BI280 – Principles of Microbiology

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Fall 2023, Fall 2023: Term 1: August 14 -December 1, 2023, Fall 2023: Term 2: August 14 -October 6, 2023, Fall 2023: Term 3: September 11 -December 1, 2023, Fall 2023: Term 4: October 10 -December 18, 2023, Summer 2023, Summer 2023 Term 1: May 15 - August 4, Summer 2023 Term 2: May 22 – July 14, Summer 2023 Term 3: June 5 – July 28, Summer 2023: Term 4: June 19– August 11

BI280 Principles of Microbiology This course focuses on the study of microorganisms in relation to their physiology, morphology, taxonomy, life cycles, and economic influences. Students will acquire skills in performing lab techniques involved in culturing and studying microorganisms. The course is designed to meet the requirements of those interested in biology and allied health sciences. Students will complete a lab in this course as part of the course requirements.

Prerequisite: None

Required Text

  • Required Lab Materials:  Students will be required to purchase a special Microbiology lab. 
    • Warning: this lab should not be purchased in advance of the start date of the course and the cost of the lab is not included in the Resource Fee. A link will be provided within the course with the first lab assignment. The student will be required at that point to make the purchase via a debit or credit card.

BI280 Principles of Microbiology is equivalent to

  • Dodge City Community College – BIO210 Principles of Microbiology
  • Pratt Community College – BIO165 Microbiology
  • Seward County Community College – BI2705 Microbiology

Please contact your school counselor if you have a question about the equivalency for this course.