Fundamentals of Parasitology – Honors

3 credits


Veterinary Pathobiology
College of Veterinary Medicine

This course will provide a basic understanding of protozoan and metazoan parasites as well as the vectors that transmit these parasites. Special emphasis will be placed on those parasites and vectors of major medical/veterinary consequence throughout the world. Because parasites cause significant morbidity and mortality throughout the world, the main focus of lectures will be on the biology and epidemiology of parasitic diseases and on the parasite-host association. Graded on A-F basis only. Prerequisites: BIO_SC 1030 or BIO_SC 1500 or consent of instructor; Honors eligibility required.