MBIO101
Introduction to the Microbiology Major

Letter grade only.

Description: Introduction to the Microbiology major by providing an overview of Microbiology as a field of science, possible career paths, and opportunities available to Microbiology majors.

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Grading Option:Graded
Offered:FALL

Credit Hours:1

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MBIO420
Molecular GeneticsCrosslisted with BIOS 420, BIOS 820, VBMS 820

Prerequisites: BIOS 206 and Senior standing

Description: Molecular basis of genetics. Gene structure and regulation, transposable elements, chromosome structure, DNA replication, and repair mechanisms and recombination.

This course is a prerequisite for: AGRO 963, HORT 963, PLPT 963; BIOS 945; BIOS 964, VBMS 964; FDST 908B

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
ACE Outcomes: ACE 10 Integrated Product

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 10 Integrated Product

MBIO421
Microbial DiversityCrosslisted with BIOS 421, BIOS 821

Prerequisites: BIOS 206 and BIOS 312 and Senior Standing.

Description: Diversity of microbial cell composition, structure, and function enabling movement, metabolism, symbiosis, and adaptation using bacterial, fungal, algal, and viral examples. A physiological, biochemical and molecular approach used throughout.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
ACE Outcomes: ACE 10 Integrated Product

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 10 Integrated Product

MBIO440
Microbial PhysiologyCrosslisted with BIOS 440, BIOS 840, VBMS 840

Prerequisites: BIOS 312; BIOS 313 or BIOS 314.

Description: Molecular approaches to the study of prokaryotic cell structure and physiology, including growth, cell division, metabolism, and alternative microbial life styles.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option

Credit Hours:3

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MBIO443
ImmunologyCrosslisted with BIOS 443, BIOS 843, VBMS 843

Prerequisites: BIOS 206; CHEM 251 or CHEM 255 or CHEM 261.

Description: Fundamental consideration of cellular and humoral mechanisms of immunity, the structure and function of immunoglobulins, antigen-antibody interactions; hypersensitivity; transplantation and tumor immunity; immune and autoimmune disorders.

This course is a prerequisite for: BIOS 966, VBMS 966; VBMS 852; VBMS 908; VBMS 910; VBMS 948; VBMS 949

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option

Credit Hours:3

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MBIO455
Microbiology of Fermented FoodsCrosslisted with FDST 455, FDST 855

Prerequisites: FDST 405/805

On-campus students must also register for FDST 455L/855L.

Description: Physiology, biochemistry, and genetics of microorganisms important in food fermentation. How microorganisms are used in fermentation and the effects of processing and manufacturing conditions on production of fermented foods.

Course details
Credit Hours:2
Max credits per semester:2
Max credits per degree:2
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Offered:SPRING

Credit Hours:2

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MBIO455L
Microbiology of Fermented Foods LaboratoryCrosslisted with FDST 455L, FDST 855L

Prerequisites: FDST 405/805 and parallel FDST 455/855/MBIO 455

Description: Experiments involving the microorganisms and fermentation of foods and beverages.

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Offered:SPRING

Credit Hours:1

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MBIO498
Independent Research

Prerequisites: Permission; LIFE 120 and 121.

Letter grade only. Before registering, arrangements must be made with a microbiology faculty member to reach an agreement on the scope and to determine the amount of credit for the project.

Description: Independent study and laboratory or field investigation of a specific problem.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:12
Grading Option:Graded

Credit Hours:1-6

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