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Fall 2013 Session

BIOL 531

CLASS SESSION: Thursday, August 22, 2013-Friday, December 06, 2013

General Information: This course requires students to view lectures online and attend weekly lab sessions at USC Columbia. Cross-listed with ENHS 661 and EPID 661.

NOTE: If you have any difficulty enrolling in this course, such as a closed section, contact Emily Davis (USC Distributed Learning) at 803-777-7211, 800-922-5877, or emilydavis@sc.edu.

On-Campus Sessions/Orientation Information: Students will be required to attend one weekly laboratory session at USC Columbia on Mondays in the Coker Life Sciences Building, Room 103. Students must choose and commit to attending, for the entire semester, either the first lab, Noon - 2:45 p.m.; or the second lab, 3:30 - 6:15 p.m. Also we will have one 4 hour field trip on a Saturday morning, TBA. Lab sessions on the Monday immediately following the field trip will be cancelled. Some labs require dissection of freshly killed vertebrate animals for living parasites. It is mandatory to contact Emily Davis at 803-777-7211 or 1-800-922-2577, to select the required laboratory session of your choice. Each lab session is limited to 13 students.

Video Streaming Assistance: Information on technical requirements and getting started with video streaming is available online.

Course Delivery Type: Over 50% Web Delivery: A Web course is taught using one or more web delivery platforms such as Blackboard, Streaming Video, Adobe Connect etc. Students must have access to a high-speed Internet connection. More information will be provided by the instructor in the course syllabus.

(One or more synchronous components will REQUIRE meeting face-to-face or Online).

Credit: 4 semester hours of undergraduate/graduate credit

Instructor: Marguerite Frongillo

Bulletin Course Description: Parasites of biological, economic, and public health importance. Cross-listed Course: ENHS 661 and EPID 661. Note: Three lecture and three laboratory hours per week.

Prerequisites: 300-level biology course or equivalent

Information is accurate as of
June 19, 2018, 8:30 am
(Subject to change)

Course Materials
See course syllabus for materials information.

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