Medical Microbiology MCELLBI X134

Course Description

Gain familiarity with important microbial pathogens, including bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites. You then study their biological characteristics, epidemiology, mechanisms and routes of transmission, pathogenesis and immunity, host response, control and prevention. This course is associated with Microbiology Laboratory MCELLBI X136. The lecture may be taken without the laboratory.


Departmental contact for academic questions:

Classroom sections: | (510) 642-8108

Online sections: | (510) 643-5932

Applies Toward the Following Certificate(s) and Program(s)


One year of college-level general biology for majors and chemistry


MCELLBI X134 - 048 Medical Microbiology
2016-2017 - Ongoing 2016-2017
Fatemeh Fazely
  • Online
  • 45.00
  • 3 semester units
  • Course Fee credit (3 units) $950.00
Textbook (Mandatory) Microbiology with Diseases by Body System
Textbook ISBN: 9780321918550
Benjamin Cummings
Robert W. Bauman
Copyright 2015

Online, enroll anytime. This continuous enrollment course begins when you enroll. (Learn more.) You have a minimum of 90 days and a maximum of 180 days to complete the course. This section requires a proctored final exam.

Students must score a 70% or higher on the final exam to pass the course.