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Customized version of Openstax Microbiology textbook.
Essential Microbiology is designed to cover the scope and sequence requirements for the single-semester Microbiology course for non-majors. The book presents the core concepts of microbiology with a focus on applications for careers in allied health. The pedagogical features of Essential Microbiology make the material interesting and accessible to students while maintaining the career-application focus and scientific rigor inherent in the subject matter.
Welcome to Human Anatomy, a resource designed for a semester-long course aimed at preparing undergraduate students for health-related programs. This book is derived from Human Anatomy and Physiology by OpenStax College. The source materials were created with several goals in mind: accessibility, customization, and student engagement—helping students reach high levels of academic scholarship. Instructors and students alike will find that this textbook offers a thorough introduction to the content in an accessible format.