2019-2020 Catalog

MCB 2010H Microbiology Honors

A study of microbiology that emphasizes the effects of microorganisms on human systems. Topics will include, but not be limited to, the following: microbial cell structure, function and metabolism; requirements for and control of growth; genetics, mutations, and biotechnology; a survey of bacteria, viruses, algae, fungi, protozoa and helminths; and interactions with and impact of microbes on humans, including mechanisms of pathogenicity. Designed for honors students (especially nursing), the course will be enhanced by special activities such as group projects, guest speakers, or field trips.  Admission to the Community of Scholars or a 3.3 GPA (or higher) plus instructor permission is required.

Credits

3

Prerequisite

BSC 2010 or BSC 2085

Classification

Parallel