District Syllabus
Applied Microbiology

Credit Hours: 3
Contact Hours: 3
Laboratory Fee: None.
Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites for this course.
Corequisites: MCB1000L Applied Microbiology Laboratory
Catalog Description:
This course consists of the study of the characteristics and 
activities of microorganisms; survey of microbial groups with 
emphasis on pathogenic forms; theories of destruction, removal and 
inhibition of microorganisms; relationships between infection, 
immunity and allergy. While the course is recommended for student 
nurses and dental hygienists, students in other programs will be 
Required Materials: Books:
  • Robert W. Bauman. Microbiology with Diseases by Body System, Thir ed., Benjamin Cummings, 2010. ISBN: 1256424544
Supplemental Materials: Additional materials may be assigned by the instructor to supplement the required materials. -->
Special Requirements: None
Program Learning Outcomes:
Course Learning Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able
Tell the contributions of key people in the field of
State the germ theory of disease and tell the importance of
Koch's Postulates.
Describe the use and characteristics of different types of
microscopes and describe techniques used in medical
Describe the differences between eucaryotic and procaryotic
Explain the types of metabolic processes found in
Describe factors involved in the growth and inhibition of
growth of microorganisms.
Tell the distinguishing characteristics of bacteria, fungi, and
protists involved in disease, as well as the disease caused.
Describe how viruses are involved in causing disease.
Explain the existing relationships among infection and
Methods of Evaluation:
Evaluation of student progress towards achieving the stated learning 
outcomes and performance objectives is the responsibility of the 
instructor, within the policies of the college and the department. 
Detailed explanation is included in the expanded syllabus developed 
by the instructor for each section being taught.
Flexibility: It is the intention of the instructor to accomplish the objectives specified in the course syllabus. However, circumstances may arise which prohibit the fulfilling of this endeavor. Therefore, this syllabus is subject to change. When possible, students will be notified of any change in advance of its occurrence.

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Note: For students with a disability that falls under the Americans with Disability Act or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, it is the responsibility of the student to notify Student Resource Center for ADA Services to discuss any special needs or equipment necessary to accomplish the requirements for this course. Upon completion of registration with the Student Resource Center for ADA Services office, specific arrangements can be discussed with the instructor.

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