A discussion of the principles of virology that will include an in depth look at the molecular and cellular events that occur during virus replication, the host cell response, and pathogenesis. Emphasis will be placed on animal viruses that impact human health and disease. Strategies for controlling viruses and factors influencing the emergence of new viruses will also be addressed. Prerequisites: Genetics (01:447:380) or Fundamentals of Cell Dev Biology (01:146:270).  (Course is offered in the Fall even years only)