BIO SCI M118L Experimental Microbiology Laboratory (2014-2015)

BIO SCI M118L Experimental Microbiology Laboratory

(Required for BME.)
Catalog Data:

BIO SCI M118L Experimental Microbiology Laboratory (Credit Units: 4) Introductory general microbiology designed for preprofessional biology majors. Includes microscopy, cultivation of bacteria, morphological and biochemical characterization of bacteria, microbial metabolism, growth and genetics, microorganisms and human disease, and interactions of microorganisms with the environment. Prerequisite: BIO SCI 99 and BIO SCI 194S. Prerequisite or corequisite: BIO SCI 100. Only one course from Biological Sciences M118L and BIO SCI M122L may be taken for credit.Students who require this lab for completion of their degree have first consideration for enrollment. (Design units: 0)

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Course Learning Outcomes. Students will:
Prerequisites by Topic
Lecture Topics:

microscopy

cultivation of bacteria

morphological and biochemical characterization of bacteria

microbial metabolism

growth and genetics

microorganisms and human disease

interactions of microorganisms with the environment

Class Schedule:

Meets for 1 hour of lecture, 1 hour of discussion and 3 hours of laboratory each week for 10 weeks.

Computer Usage:
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Professional Component
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Grading Criteria:

Lab Quizzes (3) 90 points

Scientific Paper Quiz (1) 30 points

Lab reports (2) 90 points

Media HW, Yeast Assignment 10 points

Scientific Paper Assignments(2) 10 points

Clicker points 5 points

TA points 20 points

Lab Practical Exam 10 points

Bacteria ID Intro/Worksheets 25 points

Reading Quizzes 10 points

Estimated ABET Category Content:

Mathematics and Basic Science: 0.0 credit units

Computing: 0.0 credit units

Engineering Topics: 0.0 credit units

Engineering Science: 0.0 credit units

Engineering Design: 0.0 credit units

Prepared:
April 15, 2014
Senate Approved:
June 10, 2013
Approved Effective:
2013 Winter Qtr