Aug 20, 2018  
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BIO* 120: Immunity and Human Disease

3 Credits
This course will examine diseases caused by the homeostatic imbalance of the Immune System and its effects. What happens when the system in our body designed to protect us, turns on us? What happens when this defense system is over protective or not protective enough? Diseases of the Human Body will explore the normal functions of the Immune System and some of the problems that can result when it’s not operating effectively. Diseases such as Lupus, Type II Diabetes, Rheumatoid Arthritis and HIV/AIDS will be explored.
Prerequisites: “C” or better in ENG* 101  or concurrent
Offered: Summer



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