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Introduction to the Microbiology of Foods [E]

COURSE CODE: BIO 126

CREDITS: 4

PREREQUISITES: Prerequisite: one semester of college biology or chemistry.

Covers the basic principles of sanitation in the preparation, processing, and handling of foods. Opportunity is provided to take the Serv-Safe certification exam. Basic microbiological techniques will be used in the laboratory to demonstrate the isolation, identification, and control of microorganisms associated with foodborne illnesses and food contamination. Prerequisite: one semester of college biology or chemistry.