This course will examine medically and veterinary important parasites of the world. Each parasite will be studied thoroughly to include details of taxonomic classification, host spectrum, geographic distribution, morphology, life cycle requirements, pathogenesis, control measures, and public health significance. Lecture and laboratory. Prerequisites: △ BIOL 308 - Cell Biology, ◆ BIOL 310 - Genetics, and CHEM 340 - Organic Chemistry Survey or instructor’s permission. Offered yearly.