AIDS and Other Emerging Diseases

Explores the interaction of biology and culture in creating and defining diseases through an investigation of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) and other emerging diseases: molecular biology; biology of transmission and infection; the role of people and culture in the evolution of infectious diseases; reasons for the geographic variations in disease. The inductive-deductive methodology of science is both used to develop and test hypotheses as well as examined itself as an analytical tool. Intended for nonmajors. One course.

Course Number: 
BIOLOGY154
Course Level: 
100-199
Curriculum Codes: 
Crosslisting Numbers: 
ICS103
GLHLTH153