Courses Catalogue

Microbiology & Immunology

COURSE CODE: BIO 3201
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Education (Biology) - B.Ed
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Education, Open and Distance Learning
STATUS: Elective
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Content and Outline

COURSE CONTENT

·                     Historical foundations of Microbiology.

·                     Organizing, classifying and Naming Microorganisms.

·                     Tools of the Laboratory: The methods of studying microorganisms.

·                     Eukaryotic cells and Microorganisms.

·                     The General Structure of viruses.

·                     Viral classification and modes of classification.

·                     Microbial Metabolism.

·                     The Nature of Host Defences. The Immune system.

·                     Non – specific and specific Immunity.

·                     Practical Applications of Immunological Function.

MODE OF DELIVERY

·         Lectures

·         Assignment

·         Tutorials

·         Practicals

·         Group discussion and student presentations

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS/EQUIPMENT

·                     Whiteboard and Markers

·                     Flip Charts

·                     LCD Projectors

·                     CDs, DVDs and Tapes