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2011-2012 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
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BIO 150 - Parasitology

Semester Hours: 4
Spring
The biology and life cycles of parasites are explored, with emphasis on host/parasite interactions and evolution of parasitism. Principles of transmission, diagnosis, treatment and prevention are examined in parasites of medical, veterinary and economic importance. In the laboratory, students learn techniques to isolate, identify, and investigate representative species. Students are required to prepare individual or group-based oral presentations, using appropriate computer-based technologies.(3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory.)

Prerequisite(s)/Course Notes:
BIO 11, 12, 13, 14 or permission of instructor. Recommended for premedical, predentistry and preveterinary students.





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