Graduate Catalog 2021-2022

BIO 771 Principles of Epidemiology

3 hours; 3 credits. Introduction to principles and methods of epidemiological investigation of both infectious and noninfectious diseases. How studies of the distribution and dynamics of diseases in communities and populations contribute to an understanding of their etiology, modes of transmission, and pathogenesis. Clinical examples of the evaluation of treatment, prevention, costs, and policy implications of disease. Prerequisites: BIO 272 and basic computer knowledge.