Examines the life cycles and host-parasite relationships of human and animal parasites of medical importance. Laboratory focuses on the morphology and life cycles of parasitic protozoa, helminths, and arthropods. This is an elective for Biology and Health Sciences majors. Two hours lecture and three hours of laboratory/discussion per week. Prerequisites are BIOLOGY 242 (Microbiology) and BIOLOGY 271 (Cell Biology). Not offered every semester.