Undergrads: Winter Course – EPI 360


Exploring the HIV/AIDS Pandemic

Who gets HIV and how?  How can HIV infection be prevented?  How is HIV/AIDS treated?  What can be done to end the epidemic?  In this course, you will:

  • Explore the historical, public health, clinical, and social aspects of HIV infection.
  • Examine the epidemiology of the US and global HIV/AIDS epidemic.
  • Lay the foundation for pursuing a degree and career in public health, epidemiology, global health, infectious diseases, or health/medicine.

No prerequisites.  All majors are encouraged to enroll.  This is a great course for students preparing for careers in a health related field.  A basic understanding of biology is recommended, but not required.  Areas of Knowledge: I&S, NW, & QSR.

SLN: 14537; 5 credits; Lecture meets: T/Th 3:30-4:50pm; Quiz meets: F 1:30-2:20pm; Instructor: Jen Balkus

Additional details about the course are provided on the attached flyer or can be found here.  Direct questions to epcourse@uw.edu.