Human Physiology

Three hours of lecture/three hours of lab per week. This course covers essential concepts of human physiology and is intended for students who have a general interest in human biology and/or the health-related professions. It includes fundamental concepts of molecular, cellular, and systems physiology leading to a greater understanding of how the human body functions and maintains homeostasis. The various topics include elementary cell biology and will focus on the specific functional mechanisms of the muscular, nervous, endocrine, cardiovascular, lymphatic, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive systems. Offered every spring. Prerequisite: grade of C or higher in 250. 251 is highly recommended. Restricted to students with junior standing or higher.