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Science/Technology/Engineering/Math
ST00015
Microbiology
120.00
CareerTech Microbiology will look at the relationship between microbes and humans. It will look at the harmful effects of certain microorganisms, such as disease and food spoilage, and also the many beneficial effects they have on our daily lives. It will cover in detail the identification of microbes and the effects microbes have on our environment. This course is not on the Oklahoma's Promise list of advanced laboratory science courses.
Tina Fugate
405-743-5139
tfuga@okcareertech.org
or
Becki Foster
405-743-5554
bfost@okcareertech.org
Biology I
Chemistry or currently enrolled in Chemistry
-History of Microbiology
-Relationship of Microbes and Human Welfare
-Human Microbial Diseases-categorized by different systems of the body
-Microscopy
-Functional Anatomy of Microorganisms
-Microbial Metabolism
-Microbial Growth
-Control of Microbial Growth
-Microbial Genetics
-Recombinant DNA Technology
-Biotechnology
-Nomenclature of Microorganisms
-Epidemiology
-Pathogenicity
-Immunology-Adaptive and Innate
-Applications of Immunology
-Antimicrobial Drugs
-Environmental Microbiology
-Food Microbiology
-Industrial Microbiology
-Laboratory Safety and Infection Control


Suggested Labs/Activities

-Laboratory Safety
-Microscope Use
-Preparation of Specimens
-Staining Bacteria
-Cutivation of Bacteria and Fungi
-Microscopic Observation of Bacteria, Fungi, and Protozoa
-Soil and Water Microbiology
-Biochemical Tests for the Identification of Bacteria
-Evaluating Antibacterial Chemical Agents
-Microbial Pathogens
-Parasitology
-Responses to Infection





Referenced Standards
National Science Standards (5th ed). (1998). National Research Council, Washington, D.C., National Academy of Sciences



Oklahoma Priority Academic Student Skills (2003). Oklahoma State Department of Education-PASS-{ www.sde.state.ok.us}
Tortora, Gerard J., Funke, Berdell R., Case, Christine L. (2007), Microbiology-An Introduction (9th ed.) San Francisco, CA: Benjamin Cummings.

Nester, Eugene W., Anderson, Denise G., Roberts, C. Evans Jr., Nester, Martha T. (2007), Microbiology-Human Perspective (5th ed.) Boston: McGraw-Hill.

Bauman, Robert W. (2006), Microbiology-Diseases by Body System (Alt. ed.) San Francisco, CA: Benjamin Cummings.

Talaro, Kathleen Park (2005), Foundations in Microbiology (5th ed.) Boston: McGraw-Hill.

Cowan, Marjorie Kelly, Talaro, Kathleen Park (2006), Microbiology-A Systems Approach, (1st ed.) Boston: McGraw-Hill.

Cowan, Majorie Kelly (2002), The Microbe Files (1st ed.) Boston: McGraw-Hill.

Alexander, Steve K., Strete, Dennis (2001) Microbiology-A Photographic Atlas For The Laboratory (1st ed.) Boston: McGraw-Hill.
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5336
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Yes
No
Career Majors That Sequence This Course
Career Cluster Pathway Career Major
Health Science Biotechnology Research and Development Biological Laboratory Assistant
Health Science Biotechnology Research and Development Biological Laboratory Technologist I
Health Science Biotechnology Research and Development Biological Laboratory Technologist II
Health Science Biotechnology Research and Development Biological Research Technician
Health Science Biotechnology Research and Development Pre-Medical / Medical Research Analyst
Health Science Biotechnology Research and Development Pre-Veterinary/Veterinary Research Analyst
Health Science Biotechnology Research and Development Veterinary Research Technician