BIOLOGY 118 - AIDS and Other Health Crises
Section: 001
Term: WN 2008
Subject: Biology (BIOLOGY)
Department: LSA Biology
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
BS, NS
Credit Exclusions:
Credit is granted for a combined total of 17 credits elected in introductory biology.
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Cost:
<50
Other Course Info:
W.
BS:
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course is designed for non-science concentrators with little or no background in the sciences. The course focuses on the concepts of health and disease and their impact on society. It also focuses on the impacts of the structures and attitudes of society on health and disease. We will examine a number of health crises, especially AIDS, from the multiple viewpoints of science, medicine, public health, law, social prejudices, and the historical effects of health and disease. Specific topics will include extensive discussions of "Mad Cow Disease," Syphilis from 1880 to the present, and the tragic story of Mary Mallon ("Typhoid Mary") as well as some discussion of cholera, tuberculosis, influenza, smallpox, anthrax, and the black death. About half the course will be devoted to AIDS. The course consists of two 90-minute lectures per week, and a one-hour discussion led by a GSI.

Texts:
Deadly Feasts by Richard Rhodes
And the Band Played On by Randy Shilts

Useful reference: AIDS Update 2004

BIOLOGY 118 - AIDS and Other Health Crises
Schedule Listing
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