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College of Extended Learning

Clinical Microbiology

Subject Course No. Credit Value
Biology BIOL 2259 Three (3) credit hours

This course is an introduction to the fundamental concepts of infectious disease microbiology. Discusses bacteria, fungi, viruses, protozoa, helminths and arthropods. This course is an online version of BIOL 2251.

Instructor: Dr. Sarah Rigley MacDonald (please contact the instructor if you need an up-to-date syllabus)
Prerequisite: None

Why take this course?

  • Recorded lectures provide the classroom experience but with complete flexibility in schedule.
  • Tutorials and lectures can be watched multiple times to assist in the comprehension of the material.
  • Clinical application of the material will make this course very beneficial for those interested, or currently enrolled, in a medical field.

Course details

Students have six months from the registration date to complete the course. All course exams and/or assignments must be completed by the designated end date.

Assignments and examinations

  • 8 x Quizzes (2.5% each)
  • 1 x Midterm Exam (invigilated, 35%)
  • 1 x Final Exam (invigilated, 45%)

The midterm and final exams for this course will be invigilated at an approved time and location. Please refer to the Online Exam Request Form to book.

Fees and payments

Online courses are subject to an additional $100 non-refundable/non-transferable online fee per course. For more information on fees and methods of payment, please click here.

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If you have previously registered in this online course and wish to register again, please contact us at 453-4646 to complete the registration process.

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