This non-lab course is an introduction to innate and acquired immunity, with particular focus on the essential concepts of the development, applications, and disorders of the specific immune system. It is intended for interested students and can be used in fulfillment of general science requirements. Topics include: antibody mediated immunity, cell mediated immunity, vaccination, immune deficiency diseases, autoimmunity, and allergy. Formerly BIO 265. Prerequisite: Grade of C or higher in BIOL& 260 or BIOL& 252, or concurrent enrollment in the WWCC Nursing Program.