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    Blue Ridge Community and Technical College
  Jan 22, 2018
2017-2018 Catalog

LTEC 200 - Microbiology for Technicians (4)

This course is for Applied Laboratory Technology A.A.S. students and is an introduction to general microbiology for microbiology manufacturing technicians with an emphasis on manufacturing applications and techniques. Overview of cell structure, cell metabolism, genetics, bacterial growth & control, bacterial cultivation, bacterial isolation, bacterial classification, identification of the major groups of bacteria, and identification of infections and immunity; as these topics apply to quality control in manufacturing. The course includes an introduction to viruses, protozoa, fungi, and algae.  In both the laboratory and lecture, students will demonstrate an understanding of basic microbiology as it applies to quality control in manufacturing. Students are introduced to safety procedures specific to microbiology laboratory procedures.  Students will demonstrate basic laboratory skills and application of these skills performing lab based activities.

Prerequisite(s): LTEC 121 - Biology for Technicians II (4)