This course is designed for both science and non-science majors. The stresses of increased population size, climate change, increased world travel, and global commerce threatens a greater disease burden in the coming years. This course will examine various organisms, disease transmission, the host's response to infection, and medical treatments, as well as various public health procedures that can help control infectious diseases in the population. Natural Science Core Course. (OTM). Class Notes: Note: This course has computer component; student must have internet access to complete the course requirements (i.e. CANVAS activities, online homework, etc.).