Curriculum

Curriculum requirements for students admitted to DEBVD program will include the required course, PHR 214 or ENT 214 Changing Patterns of Vector-borne Infections, and 2 elective courses/seminars from a list of approvded courses (found below) in vector-borne disease biology as approved by the Executive Committee. Courses may not be repeated for credit.

 

College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences

  • Department of Entomology
    • Undergraduate
      • ENT 153 Medical Entomology (4) T.W. Scott
      • ENT 102 Insect Physiology (4) Staff
    • Graduate
      • ENT 212 Molecular Biology of Insects and Insect Viruses (3) Staff
      • ENT 253 Advanced Medical Entomology (3) T. W. Scott
        Prerequisite: One upper division course in Entomology other than ENT 153 and one course in Microbiology. ENT 153 or equivalent is recommended.
      • ENT 290 Current Topics in GMO Research Seminar (1) G. C. Lanzaro
      • ENT 291N Current topics in Medical Veterinary Entomology Seminar (2) R. Kimsey, T. W. Scott
        Prerequisite: ENT 153.
      • ENT 292N Current topics in Insect Physiology & Behavior Seminar (2) B. D. Hammock, W. L. Leal
        Prerequisite: ENT 102.
      • ENT 293N Current topics in Insect Biotechnology & Genomics Seminar (2) B. D. Hammock, W. L. Leal
        Prerequisite: ENT 212.

 

School of Medicine

  • Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology
    • Undergraduate
      • MMI 115 Ecological Parasitology (3) Theis
      • MMI 116 Parasitology for Wildlife Biologists (3) Theis
    • Graduate
      • MMI 215 Medical Parasitology (5) Theis
      • MMI 208 Emerging Challenges in Microbiology and Immunology Seminar (1) Luckhart, Dandekar
        Repeatable
      • MMI 480A Medical Immunology (2.5) Torres, LaSalle
        Prerequisite: consent of instructor
      • MMI 480B Medical Microbiology (3.5) Beaman
        Prerequisite: consent of instructor
    Department of Public Health Sciences
    • Undergraduate
      • EPP 101 Perspectives in Community Health (3) Staff
    • Graduate
      • EPP 244 Introduction to Medical Statistics (4) Staff
      • EPP 245 Statistical Analysis of Laboratory Data (4) Staff
      • EPP 246 Biostatistics for Clinical Research (4) Staff
      • EPP 247 Biostatistics for Epidemiology (4) Staff
      • EPP 273 Topics in Public Health Seminar (1) Staff
        Can repeat three times for credit
      • EPP 295 International Health Care Seminar (1) Staff
    Department of Internal Medicine
    • Undergraduate
      • IDI141 Infectious Diseases of Humans (1) Dandekar
    • Graduate
      • IDI 211 Epidemiology and Prevention of Infectious Diseases (3) Flynn, Chomel, DeRiemer
        Prerequisites: EPI 205A, 207 or Internal Medicine 421

 

School of Veterinary Medicine

  • Graduate Group in Immunology
    • Graduate
      • IMM 201 Basic Immunology (4) Miller, Cho, Gershwin, Ashwood
      • IMM 293 Current Concepts in Immunology (4) Baumgarth
        Prerequisite: IMM 201
      • IMM 295 Cytokines (2) Staff
        Prerequisite: IMM 293 or consent of instructor
    Department of Medicine and Epidemiology
    • Graduate
      • EPI 204 Statistical Models, Methods and Data Analysis for Scientists (4) Tsodikov
        Prerequisite: STA 130B or STA 131B or STA 133 and STA 108 recommended
      • EPI 205A Principles of Epidemiology (4) Hird
        Prerequisite: MPM 402 or consent of instructor
      • EPI 205 B Integration of basic Epidemiologic Concepts (2) Hertz-Piciotto
        Prerequisite: MPM 405 or EPI 205A
      • EPI 206 Epidemiologic Study Design (3) Hird
        Prerequisite: EPI 205 A and EPI 205B
    Department of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology
    • Undergraduate
      • PMI 128 Biology of Animal Viruses (3) Miller
        Prerequisite: BIS 102
    • Graduate
      • PMI 291A Seminar in Immunology (1) Gershwin
        Prerequisite: PMI 126
      • PMI 293A Seminar in Infectious Diseases (1) Byrne
      • PMI 418 Health and Disease in Terrestrial Wildlife (2) Ziccardi
        Prerequisite: First, second, or third year standing in the School of Veterinary Medicine or consent of instructor
      • PMI 419 Field Techniques for Assessment of Wildlife and Ecosystem Health (2) Ziccardi
        Prerequisite: consent of instructor
    Department of Population Health and Reproduction
    • Graduate
      • MPM 402 Medical Statistics I (4) Farver
      • MPM 403 Medical Statistics II (4) Farver
        Prerequisite: MPM 402 or equivalent
      • MPM 404 Medical Statistics III (4) Farver
        Prerequisite: MPM 403 or equivalent with consent of adviser
      • PHR 212 Epidemiology of the Zoonoses (4) Chomel
        Prerequiste: Graduate standing or third year standing in the School of Veterinary Medicine or consent of instructor
      • PHR 266 Applied Analytic Epidemiology (3) Kass
        Prerequisite: MPM 404 or consent of instructor.

 

Courses not listed here can be submitted for approval to the Executive Committee to fulfill elective credits. The required curriculum, and any subsequent changes to the required curriculum, must be approved by the Executive Committee.