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260.652.01 Principles of Public Health Ecology


Molecular Microbiology and Immunology
2nd term
4 credits
Academic Year:
2017 - 2018
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Tu Th,  1:30 - 3:20pm
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Gregory Gurri Glass
Course Instructor :

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:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Develop a knowledge base of basic ecological principles to understand the dynamic interplay of populations within ecosystems
  2. Apply and analyze basic parameters to characterize population changes
  3. Distinguish major functional categories of parasites
  4. 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

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Special Comments:

Required for MMI students.