University of Illinois at Chicago
BIOS 350--General Microbiology
2011 General Microbiology
BIOS 350 Summer Semester
Section 13932: M-W-F 10:00 am to 11:40 am SES room 230
M and W: noon until 1:00 pm.
3 credit hours
BIOS 100 (BIOS 101 is also recommended) or the equivalent; and credit or concurrent registration
in either CHEM 130 or CHEM 232.
Ultrastructure, genetics, molecular biology, physiology and metabolism of microorganisms;
role of microorganisms in food, water, agriculture, biotechnology, infectious diseases, and immunobiology.
Prescott’s Principles of Microbiology
2009 by Willey, Sherwood, and Woolverton.
The student shall demonstrate knowledge of common microbiological terms, facts and principles through exams,
discussion, and written assignments.
The student shall demonstrate an understanding of the "scientific approach" by its application in class discussions,
written responses to problems and interpretations of data presented during class.
Career Development Skills:
Organize notes and ideas for formal, semiformal, and informal presentation.
Estimate, apply, and solve problems involving fractions, decimals, percentages,
and real numbers.
Check, edit, and revise for correct information, appropriate emphasis, grammar,
spelling and punctuation.
Compile and maintain records, logs, notebooks, and other documents.
Access, navigate and use on-line services.
Utilize problem solving skills.
Participate in team tasks.
Maintain openness to life-long learning.