District Syllabus
MCB1000
Applied Microbiology


Credit Hours: 3
Contact Hours: 3 (NOTE: )
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 admitted.
Required Materials: Books:
  • Robert W. Bauman. Microbiology with Diseases by Body System, Thir ed., Benjamin Cummings, 2010. ISBN: 1256424544
Supplemental Materials:
Special Requirements: None
Program Learning Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able
to:
  1. Tell the contributions of key people in the field of microbiology.
  2. State the germ theory of disease and tell the importance of Koch's Postulates.
  3. Describe the use and characteristics of different types of microscopes and describe techniques used in medical microscopy.
  4. Describe the differences between eucaryotic and procaryotic cells.
  5. Explain the types of metabolic processes found in microorganisms.
  6. Describe factors involved in the growth and inhibition of growth of microorganisms.
  7. Tell the distinguishing characteristics of bacteria, fungi, and protists involved in disease, as well as the disease caused.
  8. Describe how viruses are involved in causing disease.
  9. Explain the existing relationships among infection and immunity.
Course Learning Outcomes:
See expanded syllabus developed by the instructor for each section 
being taught.
              
Methods of Evaluation: Evaluation of student progress towards achieving the stated learning outcomes and performance objectives is the responsibility of the instructor, within the polices 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.