Course List

General Microbiology -

BIOL 235 A

Instructor: Dr. J. Brooks Crozier
Block: 2
Time: M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM
Term: 2014FA
Room: LIFE 307
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: BIOL-120 and 125 or permission

Catalog Description:

The morphology, taxonomy, ecology, and economic importance of representative microorganisms, with emphasis on bacteria.Human health issues such as sexually transmitted diseases and food safety, and plant health issues will be covered. Mic robiological aspects of water and soil will also be examined. Emphasis in the laboratory will be placed on proper application of microbiological techniques. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.; Laboratory 3 hrs/wk.

Microbiology Lab -

BIOL 235L 1

Instructor: Dr. J. Brooks Crozier
Time: Th 1:10PM-4:10PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: LIFE 306

Catalog Description:

The morphology, taxonomy, ecology, and economic importance of representative mi croorganisms, with emphasis on bacteria. Human health issues such as sexually transmitted diseases and food safety, and plant health issues will be covered. Microbiological aspects of water and soil will also be examined. Emphasis in the laboratory will be placed on proper application of microbiological techniques. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.; Laboratory 3hrs/wk.

Seminar -

BIOL 455 A

Instructor: Dr. J. Brooks Crozier
Time: M 6:00PM-7:30PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: LIFE 402
Units: 1/2
Pre-requisites/Comments: Junior or senior standing

Catalog Description:

A semester-long inquiry into a speciali zed topic in one of six general areas: C ell Biology, Genetics, Animal Biology, P lant Biology, Evolution, or Ecology. Usi ng the primary literature principally, s tudents will summarize the current knowl edge in an area through both oral, poste r, and written presentations. Special em phasis will be placed on analysis of the application of specific techniques and methodologies in contemporary biological investigations. Lecture: 11/2 hrs/wk.

Contemporary Science Problems -

INQ 300 F

Instructor: Dr. J. Brooks Crozier
Block: 5
Time: M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: LIFE 402
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: Completion of all required 100-level and -200-level INQ courses

Catalog Description:

Asks students to look back on their experiences and their work in the Intellectual Inquiry Curriculum in order to make explicit, meaningful connections to contemporary issues. In addition to individual written assignments, students will work in small groups to research and develop a proposal concerning a concept, approach, or solution to a problem that will be presented in a formal defense.