Disease Outbreaks, Epidemics, and Pandemics in Popular Culture

MET IS 311

  • Aesthetic Exploration
  • Scientific Inquiry I
  • Critical Thinking

This course is designed to help students use critical thinking about scientific information, including quantitative methods, to evaluate the truth and exaggerations in journalistic and popular media depictions of disease and disease outbreaks, epidemics, and pandemics. Effective Fall 2020, this course fulfills a single unit in each of the following BU Hub areas: Aesthetic Exploration, Scientific Inquiry I, Critical Thinking.

Note: this course was also offered during Summer Term

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