BIOL-261: Human Anat, Phys I

Credits 3

This course is the first of a two-semester sequence of courses addressing the structure and function of the human body and mechanisms for maintaining homeostasis. Emphasis will be given to aspects relevant to medical science. The first semester (BIOL 261) will focus on the anatomy and physiology of human cells, tissues and systems including the integumentary, skeletal, muscular and nervous systems. In the laboratory, students will examine human anatomy through histological and skeletal preparations, as well as through dissection of mammals. Physiological lab experiments and/or computer simulation exercises will also be conducted. Corequisite: BIOL 261L lab, 1 credit hour. This course meets a General Education Core Curriculum requirement. Fall.