Microbial ecology course will cover the environmental microbes and their interactions with each other. It will provide students with information and training about microbial diversity, interactions, ecology and evolution, including roles in bioremediation, recycling, food production and biotechnology


CLO: 1. Demonstrate knowledge of organismal diversity and evolution (including the concepts of natural selection, fitness, microevolution and macroevolution). Learning level C2)
CLO: 2. Apply quantitative methods to biological situations. (using mathematical and statistical formulas to make various calculations for population growth, life tables and population genetics) (Learning level C3).
CLO: 3. Infer and report information from the scientific literature, electronic databases and online resources Ecological practices and problems. (Learning level C4)