Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2021

BIO 240 The Biology of Disease(RLA)

4 hours; 4 credits. Biological aspects of the major diseases of humans, including heart disease, cancer, autoimmune diseases such as arthritis and multiple sclerosis; hereditary diseases such as sickle cell anemia and hemophilia; and bacterial and viral diseases such as tuberculosis, colds, and influenza. Principles of immunology, chemotherapy, and genetic engineering are among the major concepts that will be studied.
Prerequisites: (BIO 180 and 181) or BIO 160