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BIO 275 - Human Pathophysiology

Lecture Hours: 3 Credits: 3

Description: This course studies human disease processes, including inflammation, degeneration, immunity, neoplasia, congenital anomalies, and acquired or inherited conditions. Common diseases for each body system are covered and emphasis placed on clinical manifestations, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention. 

Prerequisite(s): Take BIO 211  with a minimum grade of C. 
Course Topics:
  • Cell and Tissue Function
  • Integrative Body Function
  • Infection and Immunity
  • Hematopoetic Function and Disorders
  • Circulatory Function and Disorders
  • Respiratory Function and Disorders
  • Urinary tract Function and Disorders
  • Gastrointestinal Function and Disorders
  • Endocrine system Function and Disorders
  • Nervous system Function and Disorders
  • Reproductive Function and Disorders
  • Musculoskeletal Function and Disorders
  • Integumentary Function and Disorders

Textbook information can be found on the Book Inn website
Grading System:
An overall grade of C or higher is required for transferability.

A = 90 - 100
B = 80 - 89
C = 70 - 79
D = 60 - 69
F =   0 - 59

Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Describe disorders associated with hemostasis and blood cells.
  2. Describe disorders associated with blood flow and cardiac function.
  3. Describe disorders associated with ventilation and gas exchange.
  4. Describe disorders associated with renal function and bladder.
  5. Describe disorders associated with gastrointestinal and pancreatic function.
  6. Describe disorders associated with endocrine control of growth and metabolism.
  7. Describe disorders associated with neuromuscular, sensory, and brain function. 
  8. Describe disorders associated with the male and female genitourinary system.
  9. Describe disorders associated with the skeletal system. 

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