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Global Perspectives on the Human Immune System

Course Code NAT-323
Lecture hours per week
Lab hours per week
Course Availability: Open

This course examines how natural and human-made environments affect the immune system of the human body.  Learners are introduced to the immune system while critically analyzing how socio-economics, demographics, cultural and political factors impact this highly evolved system. Topics to be examined include natural and acquired immunodeficiency, allergies, evasive pathogens and parasites, novel medicinal practices and the interdependency of health and social issues. Emphasis is placed on the relationship and impact these topics have on human health globally.