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BIOL 3 – Microbiology, 5 Units

4 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory (GR). Prerequisite: CHEM 1A or 30A. Recommended preparation: BIOL 10.  Acceptable for credit: UC/CSU

Survey of the various microscopic agents of particular importance to humans: Emphasis on microbes involved  in infectious diseases, host defenses against diseases, elements of infectious chains and means utilized for breaking the chains.  (Source: 2017-2019 Berkeley City College Catalog)


  1. Barbara DesRochers, Ph.D.
  2. Scott Blitch, MS

Useful Links

  1. American Society for Microbiology
  2. Microbiology Online
  3. Careers in Microbiology