Microbial Ecology

Microbial Ecology
Natural history of a microbe; its distribution and abundance. Critical influence of scale and perspective in determining underlying mechanisms.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 2.0 Lecture, 3.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesBIO 130; or MMBIO 151; or PDBIO 120
 ProgramsContaining MMBIO 363
Course Outcomes

Microbial Ecology

Each student will have a clear understanding and mastery of the discipline of microbial ecology.

Experimental Design

Each student will design and execute original experiments with appropriate hypotheses and controls

Literature Analysis and Critique

Each student will become proficient at the analysis, interpretation, and critique of the scientific literature associated with this discipline

Scientific Communication

Each student will communicate understanding in both written and verbal formats.

Religion, Philosophy, and Microbiology

Each student will have the opportunity to explore the religious, philosophical, and personal aspects of the discipline