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Join Part 2 of the brand-new college preparatory course studying the world of pathogenic microorganisms, their role in human disease and immunology, and treatment of infectious diseases. Learn about viruses, bacteria, disease, and more. An excellent course for those going on in the sciences.
Let’s enter the world of pathogenic microorganisms, studying their role in human disease and immunology. By the end of Part 2 you’ll gain an understanding of microbial infection, parasitology, viruses, the interaction between microbe and host, and preventative measures. You’ll be able to describe the symptoms, causative agent, pathogenesis, epidemiology, prevention and treatment for the infectious diseases studied.
Class 1 Virus Structure
Class 2 Virus Life Cycle
Class 3 Meet the Microbes: Viruses
Class 4 Microbial Growth
Class 5 Immunology: Non-Specific
Class 6 Immunology: Specific
Class 7 Biology of Bacteria
Class 8 The Disease Process
Class 9 Fungal Infections
Class 10 Foodborne Disease
Class 11 Bloodborne Disease
Class 12 Antimicrobial Drugs
Course Materials: Students will be provided with materials and online resources free.
Homework: Expect to spend approximately two-plus hours each week outside of the classroom on vocabulary study, reading, online assignments and quizzes. Vocabulary is assigned alongside the weekly reading for better understanding of the material and to prepare the student for the live lecture. Most of the computer-graded quiz material is based on vocabulary, what is presented in class and the homework assignments. The sequence of events for each week are as follows: