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BIOL 4221 - VIEW COURSE PROPOSAL

 

 

 

Approvals Received:

Department
on 02-25-08
by Carol Ford
(fordcj@umn.edu)

Approvals Pending:

Curriculum Committee > Campus Assembly > Catalog

Effective Status:

Active

Effective Term:

1089 - Fall 2008

Course:

BIOL 4221

Institution:

UMNMO - Morris

Career:

UGRD

College:

MDSM - Division of Science and Mathematics

Department:

242 - UMM-Sci & Math, Div of-Adm

 

General

Course Title Short:

Genomics: Hosts & Pathogens

Course Title Long:

Genomics of Host-Pathogen Interactions

Max-Min Credits
for Course
:

4.0 to 4.0 credit(s)

Catalog
Description
:

Analysis of genome, transcriptome, and proteome for genetic regulation during infection, pathogenesis, and defense, for a variety of taxa. Introduces immunology, RNA interference, hypersensitivity, tolerance, and evasion mechanisms. Includes extensive reading and discussion of primary literature.

Additional Course
Information
(for catalog
production):

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Grading Basis:

Stdnt Opt

Honors Course:

No

Delivery Mode(s):

Classroom

Years most
frequently offered
:

Other frequency

Term(s) most
frequently offered
:

Fall

Component 1:

LEC (no final exam)

Auto-Enroll
Course
:

No

Graded
Component
:

LEC

Academic
Progress Units
:

Not allowed to bypass limits.
4.0 credit(s)

Financial Aid
Progress Units
:

Not allowed to bypass limits.
4.0 credit(s)

Repetition of
Course
:

Repetition not allowed.

Course
Prerequisites
for Catalog
:

3121, 4312 or #

Course
Equivalency
:

No course equivalencies

Consent
Requirement
:

No required consent

Enforced
Prerequisites
:
(course-based or
non-course-based)

002651 - prereq 3121, 4312

Editor Comments:

02.27.08 - Edited for PSoft. jlm

Proposal Changes:

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History Information:

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Assessment
and Goals:

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Rationale for
Changes or
Exceptions
:

THIS COURSE WILL PROVIDE AN ADVANCED INTRODUCTION (UPPER-LEVEL ELECTIVE) FOR STUDENTS INTERESTED IN THE CONNECTIONS BETWEEN MOLECULAR BIOLOGY AND INFECTIOUS DISEASES.  THIS INCLUDES STUDENTS INTERESTED IN HEALTH PROFESSIONS AS WELL AS THOSE INTERESTED IN BIOTECHNOLOGY.  THE COURSE COMPLEMENTS UPPER-LEVEL ELECTIVES BIOLOGY ALREADY OFFERS IN AREAS OF ECOLOGY AND ORGANISMAL BIOLOGY.  STUDENTS TAKING THIS COURSE ALONG WITH BIOCHEMISTRY (BIO 4111) AND BIO-ORGANIC CHEMISTRY (CHEM 4351) WILL HAVE PARTICULARLY STRONG BACKGROUNDS IN APPLICATIONS OF MODERN MOLECULAR BIOLOGY.

 

General Education

Faculty
Sponsor Name
:

Chris Cole

Requirement
this course fulfills
:

SCI - SCI Physical & Biological Sciences without Lab

 

Provisional
Approval:

Not Requested

Regular
Approval:

Requested on Feb 25, 2008