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2017-2018 Springfield College Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Springfield College Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BIOL 316 - Virology and Immunology

This course is a survey of medically important viruses and a study of the fundamental concepts and principles of the immune system.  Special attention is given to serious adult illnesses and how the immune system works.  Autoimmune disease, immunodeficiencies, cancer and the immune system, as well as pathological consequences of immunity resulting from normal functioning of the system and from improper functioning of the immune-response-regulating system, will be discussed.

Prerequisites & Notes
BIOL 121 - Bioscience I  - BIOL 123 - Bioscience I Laboratory  

BIOL 122 - Bioscience II  - BIOL 124 - Bioscience II Laboratory  

CHEM 121 - General Chemistry I  - CHEM 123 - General Chemistry I Laboratory  


CHEM 122 - General Chemistry II  - CHEM 124 - General Chemistry II Laboratory   


Credits: 3