Catalogue 2012 - 2013

ILP 350 AIDS: A Global Pandemic

Credits

3 cr.

Prerequisite

Junior/senior standing.

Course Description

This course explores the origins and history of the HIV/AIDS pandemic, the socio-economic factors related to the epidemiology of the disease and the impact of the disease. Much of the course's content will focus on sub-Saharan Africa, which is the epicenter of the pandemic. The globalization of the disease and the increasing interdependence of countries and regions requires discussion and readings that take a national and international approach.