An exploration of the relationships between microorganisms, environment, and diseases. General principles of genetics and evolution, as well as historical and political factors, are examined in an effort to explain the emergence of new diseases. Laboratory experiences include basic microbiology, data analysis, simulations, and survey research. Small groups of students design, perform, analyze, and report on a research project. Three two-hour lecture-laboratory periods per week.
BIOL 215 C1
Werner, Helen M.
Course Format Description
A mixture of synchronous and asynchronous online activities. Two remote asynchronous lectures each week. Synchronous labs and problem solving sessions several times per week.