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Overview

Diseases are a part of life, and a part of death. Not long ago we didn’t know the root cause of most common diseases. Although we’ve come a long way since then, there is still so much to learn.

Pathology is the study of the causes and effects of disease and is the foundation of modern medical practice.

In this major, you’ll discover how scientific understanding has led to the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease.

You’ll explore how changes in the structure and function of molecules and cells are the basis of disease, and you’ll learn how cutting-edge research has led to dramatic improvements in human health.

You can study this major through the Bachelor of Science or the Bachelor of Biomedicine.