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260.652.01 PRINCIPLES OF PUBLIC HEALTH ECOLOGY

Cancelled

Term: 2nd term
Credits: 4 credits
Academic Year: 2014 - 2015
Course Instructors:
Description:

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 Objective(s):

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.
Location: East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Tuesday 1:30 - 3:20
  • Thursday 1:30 - 3:20
Enrollment Minimum: 8
Instructor Consent: Consent required for all students
For consent, contact: ggurigl@jhsph.edu
Prerequisite:

A course in advanced biology

Grading Restriction: Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Special Comments: Required for MMI students.