Sep 18, 2020  
2019-2020 Academic Catalogue 
2019-2020 Academic Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BI 308 - Zoonotic Disease

Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 3

Zoonotic diseases are those spread between animals and people. Approximately 60% of all human disease has a zoonotic component and 3 out of 4 emerging infectious diseases has an animal reservoir or vector. This course will focus upon basic diseases transmitted between humans and animals. Comparison between different classes of pathogens (including viruses, bacteria, parasites, fungi etc.) relative to mode of infection, pathogenicity, environment, and disease symptomology will be the basis for tests and all other coursework. Prerequisite(s): BI 111 , BI 112 , and BI 113  or instructor permission.