BIO 1570

Microbiology of Health and Disease

3 Credits

Prerequisites: Satisfactory score on the OCC Biology Proficiency Test or a grade of "C" or better in BIO 1511 or BIO 1530 (or equivalent college transfer course) within the last 5 years.

Student will study the general nature and behavior of microbes as applied to human health and disease, including the dynamics of normal flora, the infectious process, microbes as causative agents of disease, host parasite relationships and development of immunity Particular emphasis will be placed on the study of various modes of transmission and proper management to prevent spreading of infectious disease. This natural science course is also required for many health-related fields. This is a non-lab course.

GE Outcomes: Scientific Literacy