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BIOL 3702 Lecture Home Page

Fall 2022 Semester (CRN 40703)

(August 29, 2022)

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Links to Syllabus Sections

Lecture Home Page

Lecture Schedule

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Laboratory Schedule

Dr. Cooper’s Contact Information

CONNECT Learning Platform


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Course Description/
Required Materials

Learning Outcomes

Lecture Attendance

Lecture Grading

Important University Policies


Syllabus Acknowledgment

Lecture Videos

ASM Recommended

Student Support Resources

Sources Used


Honors Contracts

Distribution of Course Material


Why This Web Page?

Report any broken links/errors to Dr. Cooper (crcooper01@ysu.edu)

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I am Dr. Chet Cooper, Professor of Biological Sciences, and the instructor for Microbiology (BIOL 3702).  I bid you welcome to the home page for this course as taught in the Department of Chemical and Biological Sciences at Youngstown State University.  This course been designed to adhere to the curriculum guidelines and learning outcomes established by the American Society for Microbiology.  The web page presented here, along with its the associated pages accessed via various links contained herein, constitutes the syllabus for the BIOL 3702 lecture section.  A separate web page syllabus exists for the laboratory component of this course, BIOL 3702L.



All microbiology students must read the entire contents of this lecture syllabus, then acknowledge that this activity has been completed and the information understood by submitting a Syllabus Acknowledgement via CONNECT.  This acknowledgment is posted as a CONNECT assignment and must be received by the stated deadline.  A student’s final course grade shall not be submitted without its receipt.  Correctly submitting the acknowledgement by the noted deadline will garner one bonus point for the student.


As you review this syllabus, if something is not clear, be sure to contact me (crcooper01@ysu.edu; 330.941.1361).  Also, for future reference, I strongly urge you to bookmark this web page in your internet browser.  Certainly, you will find it necessary to refer back to this syllabus on a regular basis.


I look forward to having you as my student this semester and hope you enjoy the experience.



Report any broken links/errors to Dr. Cooper (crcooper01@ysu.edu)

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It is possible that portions of this web page are not wholly in accord with the American with Disabilities Act.  If this is the case, a student currently enrolled in this course should contact Dr. Cooper (crcooper01@ysu.edu; 330.941.1361) and compliant material shall be provided as soon as practical.

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