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Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2022-2023.
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, pathogenicity, 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.
Forbidden Overlaps Forbidden Overlap: due to an overlap in content, students will not receive credit for both BIOMI 2500 and BIOMI 2600.
Distribution Category (BIO-AS, 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.
Regular Academic Session.
Credits and Grading Basis
3 Credits Stdnt Opt(Letter or S/U grades)
Class Number & Section Details
- MWF Plant Science Building 114
- Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
Instruction Mode: In Person
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