260.652.01 PRINCIPLES OF PUBLIC HEALTH ECOLOGY
- Molecular Microbiology and Immunology
- 2nd term
- 4 credits
- Academic Year:
- 2014 - 2015
- East Baltimore
- Class Times:
- Tu Th, 1:30 - 3:20pm
A course in advanced biology
Applies basic principles of ecology to public health, focusing on factors related to population growth and regulation and the impacts of behavior, genetics, and evolution on disease patterns. Examines the effects of population processes on disease control by vaccination, chemotherapies, and vector control.
- Learning Objectives:
- Develop a knowledge base of basic ecological principles to understand the dynamic interplay of populations within ecosystems
- Apply and analyze basic parameters to characterize population changes
- Distinguish major functional categories of parasites
- Develop appropriate characterizations of model infectious disease systems
- Methods of Assessment:
Student evaluation based on two exams and participation in class.
- Instructor Consent:
Consent required for all students
- For consent, contact:
- Special Comments:
Required for MMI students.