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BI 223 - Clinical Microbiology
Course Description: A study of microorganisms that commonly affect man, including their morphology, physiology, taxonomy and ecology. Epidemiology of representative diseases and other applied aspects are discussed. Emphasis in the lab is on techniques: staining, culturing and standard identification methods. Prerequisite: CH 105 or permission of instructor.
Credit Hours: 3:3:4
Learning Outcomes: Students successfully completing this course will be able to:
Course Assessment: The teaching techniques utilized in this course include: traditional lectures by the instructor, small group discussions, and laboratory application of material learned in lecture. Student preparedness for lecture will be measured through the periodic administration of "pop" quizzes. The student's overall command of microbiology will be measured with five regular examinations over lecture material. The examinations will be composed of short answer, matching and short essay problems.
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