Microbiology for Nonmajors
Created exclusively for students from non-science backgrounds, this course introduces the biology of various microorganisms and their significance in comprehending fundamental cellular processes and human affairs.
What you can learn.
- Gain understanding of biology and diversity of microorganisms
- Identify underlying principles that govern microbial evolution
- Recognize the interplay between the immune response and foreign invaders
- Evaluate the application of microbiology in various biotechnological and industrial fields
About this course:Designed for non-science students; introduction to biology of microorganisms (bacteria, viruses, protozoa, algae, fungi), their significance as model systems for understanding fundamental cellular processes, and their role in human affairs. Not open for credit to students with credit for course 101. Transferable for UC credit.
Spring 2020 Schedule
These courses meet regularly and are fully online. Click “See Details” below for more information.
Lecture only. If students require a microbiology laboratory course, please refer to MIMG XL 100L (offered in Fall and Spring Quarters).
Visitors not permitted. Enrollment deadline: April 7, 2020. Internet access required.