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EPID 661 - Parasitology

Class Session: Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - Monday, April 30, 2018

Credit: 4 semester hours of undergraduate/graduate credit

Prerequisites: 300 level Biology course or equivalent

Instructor: Marguerite Frongillo

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

Course Description

Parasites of biological, economic, and public health importance. Three lecture and three laboratory hours per week.

General Information

This is a distributed learning course that will utilize Blackboard and streaming video. Lectures may be viewed by clicking on and clicking on the class link. Cross-listed with BIOL 531 and ENHS 661.

On-Campus Sessions/Orientation Information

Students will be required to attend one weekly laboratory session at USC Columbia on Mondays in the Coker Life Science Building room 103. Section J10 lab meets 12:00 - 2:45 p.m.; section J11 lab meets 3:30 - 6:15 p.m. Some labs require dissection of freshly killed vertebrate animals for living parasites.

Course Delivery Type

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).

Course Materials

See course syllabus for materials information.

Syllabus Information

Available online in Blackboard.

Information is accurate as of April 23, 2018, 12:02 am (Subject to change)

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