BIOMI 2900

BIOMI 2900

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2021-2022.

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.

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

Distribution Category (PBS-AS, BIO-AS)

Comments The four-credit option adds one discussion section per week designed to promote active learning and enhance engagement with subjects covered in lecture.

Outcomes
  • 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: BIOMI 2900

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  1506 BIOMI 2900   LEC 001

    • MWF Morrison Hall 146
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Buckley, D

      Hefferon, K

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

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: BIOMI 2900

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  1664 BIOMI 2900   LEC 002

    • MWF Morrison Hall 146
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Buckley, D

      Hefferon, K

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  1665 BIOMI 2900   DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  1999 BIOMI 2900   DIS 202

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2000 BIOMI 2900   DIS 203

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2001 BIOMI 2900   DIS 204

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2002 BIOMI 2900   DIS 205

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2429 BIOMI 2900   DIS 206

  • Instruction Mode: In Person