Human Physiology


Three hours of lecture/three hours of lab per week. This is a basic course covering essential concepts of human physiology intended for students who have a general interest in human biology or the health-related professions. It includes fundamental concepts of molecular, cellular, and systems physiology to understand how the human body functions and maintains a steady state. The various topics include: elementary cell biology; skeletal movement and muscles; the nervous, endocrine and sensory systems; and body maintenance - blood/cardiovascular system, lymphatic system, respiratory system, digestive system, urinary system/electrolyte balance, reproductive system. Offered every spring. Prerequisite: grade of C or higher in 250. 251 is highly recommended. Restricted to students with junior standing or higher.