Jul 15, 2019  
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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BIOL 443 - Mycology


Description:
The biology, morphology, and economic importance of the major groups of fungi including the slime molds. Three hours lecture and four hours laboratory per week.

Prerequisites:
Prerequisite: BIOL 183.

Credits: (5)

Learner Outcomes, Activities and Assessments

Learner Outcome

Activity (optional)

Assessment

Utilize appropriate techniques for the isolation and laboratory culture of fungi including all appropriate safety measures.

 

Exams, class research report, lab practicals.

Design, carry out, and analyze and evaluate data from a research project on the biology, growth, or genetics of the fungi (or fungus like protists).

 

Class research report.

Utilize appropriate terminology to describe the morphology, anatomy, and ecology of major fungal and pseudofungal groups.

 

Exams, lab practicals.

Identify members of the major groups of fungi and pseudofungi and describe their characteristics and ecological importance.

 

Exams, lab practicals.

Contrast the traditional classification system with the modern phylogenetic outline of the fungi and pseudofungi.

 

Exams, lab practicals.

Evaluate factors which influence the growth, metabolism, and ecology of the fungi and pseudofungi.

 

Exams, class research report, lab practicals.

Describe the economic importance of various fungi and pseudofungi.

 

Exams, lab practicals.





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