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BIOL 133 Emerging Infectious Diseases

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Course Description

This course discusses pathogenic bacteria, viruses, and fungi that cause modern plagues such as AIDS, Ebola, and COVID. It also explores how antimicrobial drug resistance, environmental and human population changes, and global warming contribute to the development of both novel and re-emergent infectious diseases. Real-time outbreaks are studied from the perspective of an epidemiologist.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU , UC