Goucher College 2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalogue 
    Jul 13, 2024  
Goucher College 2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalogue PLEASE NOTE: This is an archived catalog. Programs are subject to change each academic year.

BIO 208 - Human Disease (4 Cr.)

This course examines human health and disease from a biological perspective. It will provide a focused analysis of the causes and mechanisms of human illness including: infection and immunity, cancer, heredity, and diseases and disorders for each of the major human body systems. Selected diseases will be studied in greater detail including the etiology, pathogenesis and epidemiology. Special attention is paid to infectious disease, cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes and obesity. Prerequisite: a 100-level science course or sophomore standing. Four hours classroom.