District Syllabus
Applied Microbiology Laboratory

Credit Hours: 1
Contact Hours: 2
Laboratory Fee: $88
Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites for this course.
Corequisites: MCB1000 Applied Microbiology
Catalog Description:
Laboratory course to complement MCB 1000. Students will study
microorganisms to develop an understanding of how they interact with 
Required Materials: Books:
  • Duncan, et. al.. Applied Microbiology Lab Manual, 6th ed., Pensacola State College, 2015. ISBN: 9781602501300
Supplemental Materials: Additional materials may be assigned by the instructor to supplement the required materials. -->
Special Requirements: None
Program Learning Outcomes:
Course Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

Use the microscope efficiently and effectively.
Demonstrate appropriate aseptic technique when working
with bacterial cultures.
Inoculate bacterial cultures to test media and evaluate test
Prepare and interpret a Gram stain.
Describe how to identify unknown organisms when given
flow charts and access to written test protocols.
Follow basic safety procedures when working in the
laboratory with live bacterial cultures.
Methods of Evaluation:
Evaluation of student progress towards achieving the stated learning 
outcomes and performance objectives is the responsibility of the 
instructor, within the policies of the college and the department. 
Detailed explanation is included in the expanded syllabus developed 
by the instructor for each section being taught.
Flexibility: It is the intention of the instructor to accomplish the objectives specified in the course syllabus. However, circumstances may arise which prohibit the fulfilling of this endeavor. Therefore, this syllabus is subject to change. When possible, students will be notified of any change in advance of its occurrence.

Student Email Accounts: Pensacola State College provides an institutional email account to all credit students. Pirate Mail is the official method of communication, and students must use Pirate Mail when communicating with the College. In cases where companion software is used for a particular class, emails may be exchanged between instructor and student using the companion software.

Note: For students with a disability that falls under the Americans with Disability Act or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, it is the responsibility of the student to notify Student Resource Center for ADA Services to discuss any special needs or equipment necessary to accomplish the requirements for this course. Upon completion of registration with the Student Resource Center for ADA Services office, specific arrangements can be discussed with the instructor.

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