BIOL 3400 Microbiology/Lab

(B) Bachelors
(OS) Halmos Coll of Nat Sci & Ocn
(OBIS) OS - Biological Sciences
4 credits

Introduction to basics of morphology, metabolism, growth, genetics, enumeration, and control and public health aspects of bacteria and viruses, with emphasis on marine processes and types. Includes laboratory sessions. Prerequisites: BIOL 1500 and CHEM 1310 or CHEM 1310H. Frequency: Every Fall and Winter. (Description Last Updated: Summer I 2016 (201650))

Learning Outcomes

  1. Describe the historical origins of microbiology, basic techniques for studying microorganisms, and the manner in which microbes are classified.
  2. Describe basic bacterial morphology and their growth, energy production, variability, and mechanisms of inheritance.
  3. Explain principles and basic techniques of controlling microorganisms by chemical, physical, and chemotherapeutic means.
  4. Describe the basic components of the immune system and explain how they work together to eliminate microbial infections.
  5. Compare the morphology, physiology, and epidemiology of viruses, fungi, algae, protozoans, and helminthes.
  6. Describe the modes of transmission of infectious diseases, factors that influence development of infection, and methods that are used to impede the spread of disease.
  7. Demonstrate proficiency with handling microbes.
Term CRN Dates Campus Instructor
Current Course Offerings
No courses currently scheduled
Future Course Offerings (Subject To Change)
201820 20580 08/22 - 12/05/2017 Ft Lauderdale/Davie Campus Raja, Aarti
201820 20581 08/22 - 12/05/2017 Ft Lauderdale/Davie Campus Raja, Aarti
201820 20582 08/21 - 12/08/2017 Ft Lauderdale/Davie Campus Torruellas Garcia, Julie
201820 20583 08/21 - 12/08/2017 Ft Lauderdale/Davie Campus Torruellas Garcia, Julie
201820 20584 08/21 - 12/06/2017 Ft Lauderdale/Davie Campus Cuvelier, Marie-Laure
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