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MT. SAN JACINTO COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT San Jacinto campus MICROBIOLOGY (BIOL125) OnlineHyrbid course Fall 08 Instructor : Dr. Sujatha Pamula email : [email protected] Course: Place, Day and Time : # 1265 Lecture: Online delivery Lab: TTH: 05.30 p.m.- 08.20 p.m. Office: 1255A Phone: 951-487- 3732 Office hours : T/TH: 10.30 a.m. – 12.00 noon T/TH: 05.00 a.m. – 05.30 noon F: 11.00 a.m. – 12.00 noon Instructional Assistant : Cheri Hodge email : [email protected] Racheal Vera [email protected] Phone: 951- 487-3721 Office: 1266 Catalog Description (5 units) : This course is an intensive study of microbiological principles designed for those majoring in the biological sciences or various health professions. The course will emphasize concepts related to microbial morphology, physiology, genetics, growth, control, role in disease and their application to mankind. This course is Associate Degree applicable, transfers as course credit to CSU and limited transfer to UC. Note : Since this course is an online hybrid course, lecture material will be offered through Blackboard and lab will be conducted on campus twice a week. Prerequisites/Corequisites : CHEM 100 or higher or BIOL 100 or BIOL 115 or BIOL 150 or BIOL 151 or ANAT 101 or ANAT 102 Textbooks: Lecture: Foundations in Microbiology, 6 th Ed or 7 th Ed by Kathleen Talaro, McGraw Hills publishers Optional: Microbiology coloring book: by I. Edward Alcamo and Lawrence M. Elson, Benjamin Cummings publishers Lecture related material can be accessed from instructor web site: Lab: Microbiology Lab manual, San Jacinto Campus On reserve (in the library): Bergey’s manual 1
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On reserve (in the lab) : Microbiology: A photographic atlas for the laboratory, Alexander and Strete, Benjamin Cumming Publisher Learning Objectives : Upon the completion of the course, the student will be able: Lecture: 1. Analyze and describe the history and development of microbiology. 2. Outline and describe the principles of inorganic and organic chemistry. 3. Compare and describe the anatomy, physiology and taxonomy of bacteria, fungi, protozoa, helminths and viruses. 4. Analyze and describe the metabolic pathways in prokaryotic and eukaryotic microorganisms. 5. Compare and contrast prokaryotic and eukaryotic genetics. 6. Match the life history, classification, epidemiology, virulence and disease process of a wide variety of microorganisms. 7. Diagram the relationship between health and disease. 8. Contrast and describe non-specific and specific disease defense mechanisms. 9. Contrast and describe the physical, chemical and chemotherapeutic methods of disease control that include mode of action, contraindications, spectrum and resistance of microorganisms to a variety of antibiotics. 10. Analyze the influence of microorganisms on water, food, and agriculture.
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