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Hagerstown Community College / HCC

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2023-2024 Catalog 
    Dec 06, 2023  
2023-2024 Catalog
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BIO 112 - Biology of Disease and Pandemics

Prerequisite: RDG 095  or appropriate score on the placement test.  
(3 Credits)
The emergence of infectious diseases and disease spread to pandemic proportions has occurred repeatedly throughout human history. This course will explore the basic biological principles associated with various types of disease-causing agents, factors that influence disease spread, and the creation of scientific mechanisms and public health measures to control or reduce the spread of disease. Several historical and recent pandemic examples will be discussed. * Biological/Physical Science Approved General Education Course.  Total of 45 hours of lecture.

Semesters Offered: All Terms, As Needed.

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