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Learning Outcomes

(January 1, 2021)

The curriculum for BIOL 3702 has been designed to encompass the recommendations set forth by the American Society for Microbiology, which can be accessed at the following URL:

A PDF document entitled “Lecture Overviews and Learning Outcomes” is available through the highlighted link.  This file focuses on selected lecture concepts and goals.  Students are encouraged to use the information contained therein to help guide their learning experience in this course. 

Likewise, for BIOL 3702L, a separate PDF exists that contains the “Laboratory Learning Objectives and Outcomes” can be downloaded from the highlighted link.  Again, students are encouraged to use these documents to facilitate their understanding of basic microbiological concepts and skills in these laboratories. 

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