MCB2010L

Microbiology Lab

Course Code:
MCB2010L

Credit Hours:
1 (2 hours lab per week)

Effective beginning:
2022-23

Sections:
001, 002, 700

 

Course Description:
This course is an introduction to experimental techniques in microbiology. The exercises include cultivation and various staining techniques, isolation, identification, biochemical activities, antibiotic sensitivity tests and basic immunology.

 

Course Details

Prerequisites:

Corequisite: MCB 2010

 

Instructors:

Dr. Terolyn Lay
layt@chipola.edu

 

Required textbooks/ course materials:

Leboffe, Michael J. Photographic Atlas for Microbiology Laboratory (Looseleaf). 5th Edition. Morton Publishing. 2021.  ISBN 9781617319037

or

eBook, ISBN: 9781617319068

and

**All Microbiology labs require the Nester’s Microbiology Connect Access by Anderson, ISBN: 9781264341962

 

Assignment/course outline:

See your Instructor First Day Handout

 

Discipline-level learning outcomes:

Area 2 - Natural Science: Explore the Nature of Science

The purpose of the study of the natural sciences component in the core curriculum is to enable the student to understand, construct, and evaluate relationships in the natural sciences, and to understand the bases for building and testing scientific theories.

NS-1 Recognize appropriate scientific terminology.

NS-2 Apply scientific principles or concepts. 

NS-3 Solve real-world problems using scientific knowledge.

 

Course-level learning outcomes:

Course-level student learning outcomesDiscipline-level learning outcomesAssessment methods
  • Demonstrate proper laboratory, and laboratory safety techniques.
  • Apply proper laboratory techniques for microbial collection, transfer, and isolation.
  • Apply laboratory methodologies for microbial identification.
  • Analyze the effects of decontaminants, heat, and antibiotics on microbial control.  

NS-2

NS-1, NS-2

NS-1, NS-2

NS-1, NS-2, NS-3 

Tests, Experiments

 

Means of accomplishing learning outcomes:

Laboratory activities are primarily hands on, designed to reinforce lecture topics.

 

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