UC 152 - First-Year Natural Science Seminar
Section: 001 Current Topics in Microbiology
Term: FA 2018
Subject: University Courses (UC)
Department: LSA UG: Curriculum Support
Requirements & Distribution:
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Advisory Prerequisites:
Enrollment restricted to first-year students, including those with sophomore standing.
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
May not be repeated for credit.
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Microbes are an integral part of our daily lives. We’ll learn how microbes contribute to health and disease, and how microbes are harnessed for food, drink, energy, and waste treatment. Objectives: To gain a deeper appreciation of the power and value of microbes To develop critical reading and listening skills To become familiar with searching and reading the primary literature To practice oral discourse with peers, faculty, and scientists To develop writing skills, focusing on grammar and the structure of sentences and paragraphs

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Class Format:

Students will be introduced to the microbiology that makes newspaper headlines and is the subject of active research. As guides to the corresponding primary research literature, we’ll use the ASM podcasts “This Week in Microbiology” and “This Week in Virology”, in which a panel of scientists discusses current and topical research articles.

UC 152 - First-Year Natural Science Seminar
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
6Enrollment Management
MW 10:00AM - 11:30AM
002 (SEM)
6Enrollment Management
TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM
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