Sep 27, 2022  
2021-2022 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
    
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HSC 323 - Plagues, Peoples, and Populations


Units: 3
The historical impact of plagues in human populations. The development of primary, secondary, and tertiary responses to epidemic and pandemic outbreaks. Focus on population-level reactions to infectious diseases such as plague, smallpox, cholera, tuberculosis, HIV, etc.

Prerequisites: HSC 315.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground, or Hybrid.
Grading: A-F grading only.
Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
  1. Identify social factors contributing to major epidemics that have impacted human society, for example: bubonic plague, smallpox, cholera, tuberculosis, HIV, etc.
  2. Summarize efforts made to control and prevent outbreaks of infectious disease across different populations, in different geographical regions and in different historical periods
  3. Clarify how different social, cultural, and political responses have developed in responding to infectious disease
  4. Discuss the theoretical underpinnings of approaches to protect, promote, and maintain human health at the population level




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