Course Descriptions

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The numbers at the far right across from the course title signify important information about the course. The first number is the lecture hours; the second number is the lab hours; and the third number is the total credit hours.

For most curriculum transfer courses, the appropriate Reading score is Compass Reading 81, SAT Verbal 480, ACT Verbal 20 or ASSET Reading 42; the appropriate Writing Score is Compass Writing 78, SAT Verbal 480, ACT Verbal 20 or ASSET Writing 46; and the appropriate Math Score is Compass Algebra 60, SAT Math 490, ACT Math 20 or Asset Numerical Algebra 49.

Required prerequisite courses and/or developmental courses must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.

Biology (BIO)

BIO  115  Basic Microbiology    (2-3-3)     View Syllabi

This is a general course in microbiology, including epidemiology, presence, control, and identification of microorganisms. Emphasis is on the organ systems of the human body and their interrelationships.

Prerequisite(s): BIO 112 or BIO 211