This course will explore the human immune system and its relationship to human health and disease. Students will demonstrate an understanding of the anatomy and development of the various components of the immune system, the mechanisms of innate and acquired immunity, the development of vaccines to modulate immune function, and the disease states that can result when the immune system fails. Students in this course will demonstrate knowledge about the basic experimental methods used to evaluate immune system function.
Note: For successful completion of this course, it is recommended that students have completed 6 hours of Biology and 3 hours of college-level General Chemistry.
How This Course Works
Courses are completely online: lectures, discussion boards, and even group projects.
You'll be able to view course materials at the start of term.
Once courses begin, assignments are due each week.
Need help or have questions? In addition to instructor access, every student receives support from an advisor.