Jun 20, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog Archived Catalog

Add to Portfolio (opens a new window)

HIST 2510 - History of Epidemics and Society


(3) Credit Hours

A survey of the history of epidemics in world history, from the ancient world to the present. The course will explore the ways different epidemic diseases reflected social, political, and cultural aspects of human society; how different knowledge, values, and belief systems shaped human responses to epidemic disease; and how epidemic diseases reshaped human society. Topics may include the plague, smallpox, yellow fever, tuberculosis, malaria, cholera, HIV, Zika forest virus, Ebola, and COVID-19.Lecture 3 hours.Pre or Corequisites: ENGL 1010  or ENGL 1011  or ENGL 1020  or HIST 2100  or UHON 1010  or department head approval.



Add to Portfolio (opens a new window)