BIOL-262: Human Anat, Phys II

Credits 3

This course is the second of a two-semester sequence of courses continuing the study of the structure and function of the human body and mechanisms for maintaining homeostasis. Emphasis will be given to aspects relevant to medical science. The second semester will focus on the endocrine, cardiovascular, lymphatic, respiratory, digestive, urinary and reproductive systems, as well as the concepts of development, metabolism, fluid and electrolyte balance, and acid-base balance. In the laboratory, students will examine human anatomy through histological and skeletal preparations, as well as through dissection of typical mammals. Physiological lab experiments and/or computer simulation exercises will also be conducted. Prerequisite: successful completion (C- or better) of BIOL 261 and BIOL 261L Lab. Corequisite: BIOL 262L lab, 1 credit hour. This course meets a General Education Core Curriculum requirement. Spring