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Course Description

This course introduces the student to the principles of microbiology. Topics include the history of microbiology, a survey of the different types of microorganisms, prokaryotic cell structure and function, microbial nutrition and growth, microbial metabolism and its applications, and bacterial genetics and gene expression. An introduction to bacterial gene expression will also be covered. The laboratory exercises complement the lectures and introduce the student to basic microbiological techniques and applications.

Notes

Note: Attendance at labs is mandatory. Labs begin the first week of classes. You will need to activate your Ryerson email account in order to receive communication from your lab instructor.

Come prepared for your lab. You will need a lab coat, safety glasses or goggles, nitrile gloves, and a lab notebook. You should dress appropriately: no shorts, no skirts, no sandals, no open toed or open heeled shoes, and no high heels. 

 

This course includes on-campus section(s) for the Spring/Summer 2022 term. On-campus sections are identified in each section's detail summary as “Classroom” (and/or “Downtown” as the location). Visit COVID-19 Updates for Chang School Students for the most up-to-date guidance on attending on-campus classes.  

Requisites

Prerequisite: CBLG 143 and CBLG 144

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Course Sections
Class Number
5418
Type
LEC
Days
T
Time
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Sep 13, 2022 to Dec 13, 2022
Type
LAB
Days
Th
Time
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Sep 15, 2022 to Dec 15, 2022
Schedule
Contact Hours
78.0
Location
  • Downtown
Delivery Options
Classroom  
Fees
Domestic Fee non-credit $1,175.76 Click here to get more information
International Fee non-credit $0.00 Click here to get more information
Class Number
1056
Type
LEC
Days
M, W
Time
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
May 01, 2023 to Jun 14, 2023
Type
LAB
Days
T, Th
Time
6:00PM to 8:50PM
Dates
May 02, 2023 to Jun 15, 2023
Schedule
Contact Hours
78.7
Location
  • Downtown
Delivery Options
Classroom  
Fees
Domestic Fee non-credit $1,175.76 Click here to get more information
International Fee non-credit $0.00 Click here to get more information