Aug 15, 2020  
2018-2019 Supplemental Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Supplemental Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BIO 1331 - General Microbiology

Credits: 3 hrs
This course is designed for health science majors and acquaints students with the fundamental principles that govern microorganisms such as diversity, biochemistry, cell biology, molecular genetics, epidemiology, chemotherapies, and immunology.   The culmination of the course is an in-depth personal study of morphology, growth, and significance of a microorganism that may include bacteria, rickettsias, chlamydias, fungi, helminthes, algae, protozoa, and viruses.  This course acquaints the student with the fundamental principles governing the diversity, morphology, activities and significance of microorganisms such as bacteria, rickettsias, chlamydias, fungi, algae, protozoa, and viruses. In laboratory work, attention is given to the study, techniques and growth conditions of some of these organisms (For nursing majors).
Periods Per week: (Three one-hour lectures per week)
Pre-requisite(s): A satisfactory score on the Biology Placement Test.
Student Learning Outcome: Scientific Literacy
Area of Knowledge: Natural Sciences