Introductory Microbiology

Course Description

The course introduces students to the sciences and the scientific method as exemplified by the study of microbiology. Morphology, metabolism, growth and genetics of bacteria and other microorganisms; chemical and physical means of control; the disease process and immunity; the importance of microorganisms to humankind; and techniques and methods of microbiology are covered in this course.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
23716 BIOL 26 02Z ······· TBA-TBA Elsa Jimenez-Samayoa ONLINE
·T·R··· 01:30 PM-04:20 PM

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2021-09-20 to 2021-12-10.

Footnote Information

BIOL-026.-02Z: This is an online lecture, laboratory class. The lecture and lab meet each week as noted in the class listing. Students must have access to a computer, the internet and an individual email address. Most De Anza classes will use the Canvas course management system. We recommend a laptop or desktop computer to successfully complete the course; a tablet or phone may not be adequate for all assignments and tests. Information about Canvas and Online Education Orientation can be found in Canvas on the Student Resources page: The Student Online Resources hub with extensive information and tips can be found at

Course Details

6 Units
Four hours lecture, six hours laboratory (120 hours total per quarter).
Gen Ed
General Education Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading


See general education pages for the requirements this course meets.
(BIOL 40A, 40B and 40C) or (BIOL 6A or 6AH, 6B and 6C or 6CH), or equivalent, all with a grade of C or better.
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