Biology of AIDS and STDs

BIO 1815 3 Quarter Hours
Course Level CPS - Undergraduate Quarter
Description Explores the biological aspects of AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in order to understand the complexities inherent in finding cures. Topics include the origins of these diseases, the destruction of the immune system, factors influencing the pathogenesis of HIV in AIDS and STDs, and modes of transmission. Discusses the epidemiology of AIDS and STDs, projected spread, as well as the medical aspects of current treatment modalities.


Students should refer to the CPS Prerequisite Table for course prerequisite and corequisite information.


Course Sections

There are no current sections scheduled for this course. Undergraduate course numbers changed beginning with the Fall 2016 term. Please make sure you are using the current course number.
Next Term Starts
  • Summer Graduate
    Jul 10, 2017 (4-, 6-, and 8-week classes)
    Aug 7, 2017 (4-week classes)
  • Fall Undergraduate
    Sep 4, 2017 (7.5- and 15-week classes)
    Oct 25, 2017 (7.5-week classes)
  • Fall Graduate
    Sep 18, 2017 (6- and 12-week classes)
    Oct 30, 2017 (6-week classes)

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