Microbial pathogens play an important role in the decline of bee colony health. The important class of microbial pathogens of bees will be investigated as well as possible solutions to problems caused by these pathogens. This course will be taught in a Team Based Learning (TBL) format. Students will learn how to work co-cooperatively as team members to complete projects and solve problems. Students learn to will use electronic data base searches, identify credible information sources, compile a reference data base using Ref Works and work collaboratively to complete team projects using Google to prepare documents and slide presentations. This course will fulfill one credit of the three credit requirement for IE for BA-MicBio or BS-MicBio majors.