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Micr & Molecular Genetics: Vaccines: Science and Ethics

MMG 195 OL1 (CRN: 61843)

3 Credit Hours

About MMG 195 OL1

An approved area of study or project under the guidance of an MMG faculty member and the Academic advisor. Prerequisite: Instructor permission. Credits negotiable.



Dates: May 18-June 26, 2020

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Section Description

This course will explore the history of vaccines, the science supporting current vaccination programs and the controversies surrounding them.

Section Expectation

The overall goal of this course is to provide students with foundational knowledge on the history and use of vaccines, the contributions of vaccines to global health, and the factors leading to rising vaccine hesitancy. We will explore both historical and current social, economic, and ethical factors related to the development of vaccines and the adoption of immunization programs in different cultural settings. This course combines on-line lectures, readings, writing assignments and case studies to help students learn, practice and apply course materials.


The course grade is based on: Blackboard quizzes, online engagement, case studies, and writing assignments.




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