BIOMI 2900

BIOMI 2900

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019.

Comprehensive overview of the biology of microorganisms, with emphasis on bacteria. Topics include microbial cell structure and function, physiology, metabolism, genetics, diversity, and ecology. Also covers applied aspects of microbiology such as biotechnology, the role of microorganisms in environmental processes, and medical microbiology.

When Offered Fall, Spring, Summer (six-week session).

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: two semesters majors-level biology and two semesters college-level chemistry, or equivalent. Highly recommended corequisite: BIOMI 2911.

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  • Demonstrate an understanding of core concepts of microbiology, including the evolution and diversity of microbes; cell structure and function; metabolism; information flow and the role of microbes in ecosystems.
  • Recognize and identify the unifying molecular and biochemical characteristics of all living organisms.
  • Describe the major biogeochemical cycles of the Earth and the roles of microorganisms that mediate these transformations.
  • Apply the scientific method, as well as use objective observation and empirical measurement to evaluate alternative ideas concerning the underlying principles that govern biological, physical and chemical processes.
  • Explain fundamental concepts of microbiology, both in written and in oral format.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: BIOMI 2900

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  1807BIOMI 2900  LEC 001

  • Prerequisite: one year introductory biology for majors and one year college chemistry, or equivalent. Highly recommended prerequisite: co-requisite in BIOMI 2911.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: BIOMI 2900

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  2635BIOMI 2900  LEC 002

  •  2636BIOMI 2900  DIS 201

  •  3425BIOMI 2900  DIS 202

  •  3426BIOMI 2900  DIS 203

  •  3427BIOMI 2900  DIS 204

  •  3428BIOMI 2900  DIS 205

  •  4498BIOMI 2900  DIS 206