Upper Division Courses in Microbiology
MICR 300 General Microbiology (5)
Prerequisites: BIOL 100B; CHEM 102. Structure, growth, nutrition, metabolism, genetics and diversity of microbes; introduction to environmental, industrial, and medical aspects of microbiology and biotechnology. Lecture 3 hours: laboratory 6 hours.
MICR 301 General Medical Microbiology (4)
Prerequisite: MICR 300 with grade of C or higher. Host-parasite-drug interactions; isolation, culture, and identification of human normal flora. Lecture 2 hours, laboratory 6 hours.
MICR 302 Pathogenic Bacteriology (5)
Prerequisite: MICR 301 with grade of C or higher. Bacteriology and pathology of infectious bacterial diseases of humans; diagnostic procedures for identification of major pathogens. Lecture 3 hours, laboratory 6 hours.
MICR 304 Immunology and Serology (5)
Prerequisites: MICR 302, CHEM 301A, 302A, each with a grade of C or higher. Immune response, cellular and humoral, induction of immunity, detection of antibodies, principal serologic methods evaluation of immune response; three sections: fundamental immunology, serology, and clinical immunology. Lecture 3 hours, laboratory 6 hours.
MICR 331 Structure and Function of Bacteria (3)
Prerequisites: MICR 300; CHEM 301A; prerequisite or corequisite: 302A. Function of bacteria, emphasis on structure and growth.
MICR 340 Microbial Genetics (3)
Prerequisite: Grade of C or higher in MICR 300. Principles of microbial genetics with emphasis on genetic exchange, genetic manipulation, and applications with environmentally, industrially, and medically significant organisms.
MICR 396 Honors Thesis in Microbiology (1-5)
Prerequisites: Upper division standing, 40 units in the major, of this 24 units in residence, ENGL 102, GPA minimum 3.0 both overall and in the major, admission to Microbiology Honor's Program. Independent research in microbiology; regular consultations with research adviser; written thesis and oral defense required. Student must complete 5 units before submitting thesis and receiving grade. Graded CR/NC.
MICR 398 Cooperative Education (1-4) (see UNIV 398)
Prerequisites: Courses appropriate to the work experience: approval by major department Cooperative Education coordinator. Integration of work experience with academic program, individually planned through coordinator. Minimum of 10 hours per week required for each unit. Graded CR/NC.
MICR 401 General Virology (3)
Prerequisite: MICR 340 or BIOL 340 plus 380. Basic principles of virology; emphasizes properties, classification, multiplication, genetics, and viral-host interactions of bacterial, animal, and plant viruses.
MICR 410 Hematology (4)
Prerequisites: MICR 301; CHEM 431A. CHEM 432A may be taken concurrently. Normal hematopoiesis and hemostasis and how defects in the normal processes affect the blood, anemias, leukemias, coagulation, and other hematologic or nonhematologic disorders. Lecture 3 hours, laboratory 3 hours.
MICR 412 Introduction to Epidemiology (4) (also listed as HS 412)
Prerequisites: MICR 300 or 201and 202. Study of disease and injury in human population, including general review of epidemiologic methods. Focus on complex relationship between workers and work environment.
MICR 430 Bacterial Physiology (3)
Prerequisites: MICR 331; CHEM 431A, 432A; corequisites: CHEM 431B, 432B. Bacterial physiology with emphasis on biochemical events related to cellular differentiation and basic bacterial biochemical pathways.
MICR 433 Bacterial Physiology Laboratory (2)
Corequisite: MICR 430. Experimental work to accompany MICR 430. Laboratory 6 hours.
MICR 450 Innate Immunity (4)
Prerequisites: One of the following; BIOL 380, MICR 201 + MICR 202, MICR 300, or instructor consent. First line immune defenses from concepts to molecules. Up-to-date experimental approaches, scientific data analysis and distribution. Lecture 2 hours, laboratory 3 hours, recitation 1 hour.
MICR 454L Special Topics in Microbiology (1–4)
Prerequisites: Upper division standing, others as needed for specific topics. Topics of current interest in microbiology, as announced in Schedule of Classes. May be repeated to maximum of 8 units.
MICR 454P Activities in Special Topics in Microbiology (1-3)
Prerequisites: Upper division standing, others as needed for specific topics. Corequisite: MICR 454L. Activities related to topics of current interest in microbiology, as announced in Schedule of Classes. MICR 454L and 454P may be repeated to a maximum of 8 units total.
MICR 499 Undergraduate Directed Study (1–4)
Prerequisite: Consent of an instructor to act as sponsor. Project selected in conference with sponsor before registration, progress meetings held regularly, and a final report submitted. May be repeated for credit. Graded CR/NC.
Note: This information was taken from the University Catalog.