This course is an introduction to the field of immunology for both majors and non-majors. Students will gain an understanding of how the human immune system guards against disease. Included are lecture/discussions on the components of the immune system, how these components interact, and the end results of these interactions. Relevant clinical topics, such as allergy, autoimmune disease, immunodeficiency diseases (including AIDS), organ transplantation, and cancer will also be discussed.
Prerequisites: C- grade or better in the lecture and lab of a college-level biology course with a lab.
3 credits, fall semester
This course satisfies the Liberal Arts and Sciences requirement and the SUNY General Education Requirement for Natural Science