MMBIO 221

General Microbiology

Microbiology and Molecular Biology College of Life Sciences

Course Description

Microbial world, emphasizing communicable diseases, their causes and control.

When Taught

Fall and Winter

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

0

Other Prerequisites

Any biology course

Recommended

Any chemistry course

Note

Recommended for students seeking a liberal education in microbiology who do not have the prerequisites to take the more advanced courses. Also offered by BYU Independent Study; enroll anytime throughout year; one year to complete; additional tuition required; register at https://is.byu.edu/catalog/MMBIO-221-M003

Title

0

Learning Outcome

Explain and discuss the ways by which microbiologists study microorganisms.

Title

2

Learning Outcome

Propose microbial solutions to global problems.

Title

4

Learning Outcome

Discuss the principle infectious diseases that affect mankind, including how they are transmitted, treated, controlled and prevented.

Title

1

Learning Outcome

Differentiate between the types of microorganisms by identifying relevant structure and their function in the biosphere.

Title

3

Learning Outcome

Describe how the human body defends itself against infectious agents.

Title

Immunity and Microbiology

Learning Outcome

Describe how the human body defends itself against infectious agents.

Title

Classify Microorganisms

Learning Outcome

Differentiate between the types of microorganisms by identifying relevant structure and their function in the biosphere.

Title

Microbial Solutions

Learning Outcome

Propose microbial solutions to global problems.

Title

Microbiology Techniques

Learning Outcome

Explain and discuss the ways by which microbiologists study microorganisms.