HSC 205 - Plague, Epidemics and Society

3 credits (PREREQUISITE: NONE)

This course explores various historical and modern epidemics, including the Plague. Students will be introduced to the means of transmission, the signs and symptoms of the disease, as well as the prognosis. Furthermore, students will gain an appreciation for how society reacted to the epidemic and the affected individuals. No previous science or medical background is required for this course. (Sp)