Infectious Disease

Summer 2020 > Health Sciences > PUBH.3100 > 061

Course No: PUBH.3100-061; SIS Class Nbr: 3093; SIS Term: 2940
Course Status: Registration Closed

Course Description

This course introduces students to the fundamentals of communicable diseases and how humans and the environment affect their distribution and impact. The course will provide an overview of infectious diseases, how these diseases affect humans, vectors and sources of these diseases. The course will also cover infectious disease surveillance, outbreak investigation and response as well as prevention planning and bioterrorism.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: HSCI.2110 Basic Clinical Microbiology & Pathology, and HSCI.2130 Basic Clinical Microbiology & Pathology Laboratory.
  • Core Codes: CTPS
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Jennifer Nicoloro
  • UMass Lowell Bookstore

When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • 2020 Summer: May 18 to Jul 26
  • Chat Hours: Thu 8-9pm*
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $1140
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester registration fee for credit courses.

*Chat Hours provide an opportunity for the instructor and students to communicate in "real time". It is an informative and interactive session where course related questions, answers, and discussions take place. While student attendance during chat hours is not required, it is highly recommended. Weekly chat sessions are archived for students who are not able to participate in the live chat sessions at the scheduled times.

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