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.
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, and 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.
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: July 10, 2023. Internet access required.
Enrollment is typically reserved for adult students 18 years of age and older. Students under 18 years of age may receive consent to enroll based on special academic competence and approval by the instructor. If you are a student under 18 years of age, you must submit a request to enroll in the course 8 weeks before the course start date to firstname.lastname@example.org for your request to be considered.