Sep 30, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog 
2020-2021 Catalog

BIO 216 - Physiology

Class: 3 Lab: 3 Credits: 4
This course is a study of human physiological processes in relation to homeostasis.

Prerequisite(s): Take BIO 215  with a minimum grade of “C”.
Course Topics:
  • Homeostasis, negative and positive feedback
  • Chemical level of organization
  • Cellular and tissue level of organization
  • Metabolism and energetics
  • Function of the skeletal system
  • Function of the muscular system
  • Function of the nervous system
  • Function of the special senses
  • Function of the cardiovascular system
  • Function of the lymphatic system
  • Function of the respiratory system
  • Function of the digestive system
  • Function of the urinary system
  • Function of the reproductive system

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  • Services For Students with Disabilities
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