Korea University

Course Description

  • Course Name


  • Host University

    Korea University

  • Location

    Seoul, South Korea

  • Area of Study

    Biology, Microbiology

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Survey of common infectious diseases of humans and livestocks covers the infection routes or mechanisms of disease, host immune responses, properties of infectious agents and diagnostic techniques. Disease topics will contain a wide range of infectious diseases. This course also covers comparative general pathology of animal and selected human diseases with emphasis on pathogenesis, pathophysiology, and morphologic and biochemical changes at the macroscopic, microscopic and molecular levels. Recitation will stress general mechanisms of disease common to all mammalian species, with focus on tissue injury and adaptation; inflammation and repair; and disorders of circulation, immunity, and cell growth, including neoplasia.

    Class Text:
    The microbial challenge
    Robert I. Krasner
    ASM press

    Reference Material:
    R. A. Harvey, C.N. Cornelissen, B.D. Fisher
    Wolters Kluwer

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations