BIOMI 2500

BIOMI 2500

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.

This course will use a variety of teaching methods (including historical and current case studies and databases) to help students understand basic principles of microbiology as they apply to the emergence, transmission, pathogenecity, and control of infectious human disease. Major topics include water and food borne disease, zoonotic diseases, sexually transmitted diseases and antibiotic resistance.

When Offered Fall.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: the equivalent of two semesters of majors-level biology and one semester general chemistry.

Distribution Category (PBS-AS)

  • Describe and apply investigative methods to studies in public health microbiology.
  • Explain core concepts in microbiology (including the basic characteristics of viruses, bacteria, fungi and protozoa) as they relate to public health issues.
  • Compare and contrast models of infectious disease with respect to pathogens, reservoirs, modes of transmission and control.
  • Analyze the social, economic and cultural challenges to protecting the public by preventing infectious disease.

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4323 BIOMI 2500   LEC 001

  • Prerequisite: The equivalent of 2 semesters of majors-level biology and 1 semester of chemistry.