MICR 130: General Microbiology

Credits 3 Class Hours3 lecture

This course is an introduction in microbiology with emphasis on the bacteria. The course includes topics in microbial morphology, metabolism, genetics, immunology, and selected topics in applied microbiology and virology. Special topics in microbial and parasitic diseases of man, animal, and plants will be used to illustrate the diversity and complexity of these microorganisms.


Qualified for ENG 100. Qualified for MATH 82X.

Corequisite Courses
Semester Offered Fall
Diversification: Biological Sciences — DB
Course Student Learning Outcomes (CSLOs)
  1. Explain the basics of microbial genetics.
  2. Explain the concepts of microbial cell biology.
  3. Categorize the different kinds of microorganisms.
  4. Evaluate the interaction between microorganisms and humans.