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260.600.01 INTRODUCTION TO THE BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES

Department:
Molecular Microbiology and Immunology
Term:
1st term
Credits:
4 credits
Academic Year:
2012 - 2013
Location:
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • M Tu W Th F,  9:00am - 5:00pm
Auditors Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Pass/Fail
Contact:
Noel Rose
Course Instructors:

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Prerequisite:

Restricted to full-time masters and doctoral students registered for first term

Description:

This two-week concentrated course, offered immediately prior to the first term for incoming students without adequate background or experience in the biomedical sciences, presents basic anatomy and physiology through a group learning process that utilizes selected reading assignments, explicit objectives, active group interaction reinforced by preceptors, and short objective tests with immediate feedback. Lectures focus on basic biologic principles relevant to the health of human populations.

Methods of Assessment:

Student evaluation based on short quizzes, class participation, and a two part final exam. All grades are pass or fail.

Instructor Consent:

No consent required

Special Comments:

Scheduled the last two weeks before August orientation activities. Registrants must indicate this course on their FIRST term registrations, NOT their summer registrations.