Broward Community College Course Outline ═══════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════════LAST REVIEW Academic Year 2002-03 NEXT REVIEWAcademic Year 2007-08 Interim Revision Dates:Page1 of12STATUS:COMMON COURSE NUMBER:A COURSE TITLE:MCB 2010 CREDIT HOURS:Microbiology CONTACT HOURS BREAKDOWN:3 Lecture/DiscussionLab48 OtherContact Hours/WeekCATALOG COURSE DESCRIPTION: 3 Prerequisite:Four hours of coursework in the biological sciences, including laboratory, and three hours of chemistry, with a minimum grade of “C”. CorequisiteAn introduction to microbiology emphasizing principles of basic morphology, physiology, modes of transmission, biochemistry, and genetic mechanisms. It will include a survey of representative types of microorganisms and the role of pathogenic organisms in causing diseases and infections. Terms I, II, III :MCB 2013L General Education Requirements - Associate of Arts Degree, meets Area(s): General Education Requirements - Associate in Science Degree, meets Area(s): UNIT TITLES: 1. Introduction to Microbiology: Methods of Studying and Classifying Bacteria 2. Bacterial Morphology, Metabolism, and Genetics 3. Microbial Control: Chemical, Physical, and Chemotherapeutic Means 4. Introduction to Immunology 5. Viral and Eukaryotic Microorganisms 6. Epidemiology and Bacterial Infectious Diseases
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Common Course No: MCB 2010 Page 2of 12I. Course OverviewUpon successful completion of this course, the students should be able to explain the importance of microorganisms, how they cause disease, how they can be controlled, and their beneficial role in nature. : II. UnitsUnit 1. Introduction to Microbiology: Methods of Studying and Classifying Bacteria : General Outcome1.0 The students should be able to describe the historical origins of microbiology, describe techniques for studying microorganisms, and classify microorganisms into their appropriate taxonomic categories. : Specific Learning OutcomesUpon successful completion of this unit, the students should be able to: : 1.1 List and explain the important discoveries made by Leeuwenhoek, Koch, Pasteur, and others to the development of microbiology. 1.2 Differentiate between eukaryotic and prokaryotic cells. 1.3 Discuss the cell theory, germ theory, and concept of spontaneous generation. 1.4 List and explain the functions all cells must perform. 1.5 Discuss the use of the principles of taxonomy in classifying various types of microorganisms. 1.6 Categorize various life forms into the appropriate kingdoms. 1.7 List the similarities and differences of each of the following microbes: bacteria, protozoa, fungi, algae, and viruses.