bio340 | undergraduate

Microbiology

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This course presents students with the fundamentals and applications of microbiology. Topics will include microbial genetics, microorganisms, diseases, and immunity.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks This course is available to take individually or To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Human Diseases and Immunity

    • Analyze the effect immunology has had on society.
    • Explain how diseases are transmitted.
    • Define terms related to infectious diseases.
    • Differentiate between innate and acquired immune systems.

    Benefits of Microorganisms

    • Identify how microbes affect humans and their environment.
    • Analyze the application of genetically engineered products in modern living.

    Microbial Growth, Control, and Genetics

    • Explain microbial growth and microbial growth control.
    • Describe the process of cell division.
    • Analyze the role that genetic information plays in biological functions of microorganisms.

    Fundamentals of Microbiology and Microorganisms

    • Differentiate among types of microorganisms.
    • Describe appropriate microscopy and lab techniques.
    • Explain historical contributions made by well-known microbiologists.

    Microbial Diversity

    • Differentiate between the cell structure and functions of eukaryotic and prokaryotic cells.
    • Analyze the evolutionary relationships between Eukarya , Archaea , and Bacteria .
    • Classify microorganisms by taxonomy.
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