Courses of Study 2020-2021 
    Jun 25, 2021  
Courses of Study 2020-2021
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BIOMS 4090 - Principles of Virology

(crosslisted) BIOMI 4090  
(PBS-AS, BIO-AS)      
Fall. 3 credits. Letter grades only.

Prerequisite: BIOMI 2900  or permission of instructor. Recommended prerequisite: BIOMG 3300 -BIOMG 3320 , BIOMG 4320 .

N. Osterrieder, J.S.L. Parker.

Covers principles of virology that will give a broad understanding of how viruses infect and cause disease.  Topics include the classification of viruses, virus entry, genome replication and assembly, and virus pathogenesis. Particular emphasis is placed on virus-host cell interactions and common features between different viral families. Recommended for those planning to attend medical school, graduate school or Veterinary college, or just interested in what viruses are and how they cause disease.

Outcome 1: Explain, evaluate and effectively interpret factual claims, theories and assumptions in the student’s discipline(s).

Outcome 2: Find, access, critically evaluate, and ethically use information.

Outcome 3: Integrate quantitative and qualitative information to reach defensible and creative conclusions.

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