HSTR 355

Epidemics and Public Health in Modern History

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0

Formerly: HIST 264

Examines epidemics (plague, smallpox, influenza, polio, AIDS) and their impact on medicine, society and culture over the past 500 years.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of HSTR 355, HSTR 101C, HSTR 132, HIST 263, HIST 264, HIST 265 (if taken in the same topic).
  • No background in science is required.

Undergraduate course in History offered by the Department of History in the Faculty of Humanities.

Summer Fall Spring

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