Feb 24, 2020  
2019-2020 University Catalog 
    
2019-2020 University Catalog
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FAIR 335H - HIV and AIDS in a Global Context


Students will learn the biology of HIV and AIDS as well as the social and political factors that affected the spread, positively or negatively, of HIV in a global context. Topics will include the typology of the HIV virus, how the virus interacts with the human host, the spread of HIV, the process of moving from HIV infection to an AIDS diagnoses, the history of HIV from an American perspective, the history of HIV from a non-Western perspective, the current approach to HIV treatment, and the future direction of HIV prevention and treatment programs. Links between the biology, social, political, and historical aspects of HIV in a global context will be emphasized throughout the course – as well as with other infectious diseases. S/U grading.

Prerequisites & Notes: FAIR 206A.
Credits: 5
Grade Mode: S/U



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