[ARCHIVED CATALOG] 2017-2018 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
    Jun 16, 2024  
[ARCHIVED CATALOG] 2017-2018 Undergraduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BIO 326 - Animal Physiology

3 credits
Prerequisite(s): BIO 125  and BIO 125L 
This course is a study of physiology from the systems-level perspective. The functions of cells and tissues within particular organs and organ systems are also addressed in this course. Emphasis is placed on common mechanisms such as pressure-volume relationships, laws of mass action, thermodynamics, and homeostasis. Discussions of integration and communication between systems are also important in this course. Specific systems studied include the endocrine system, nervous system, skeletal muscle, cardiovascular system, respiratory system, renal system, gastrointestinal system, immune system, and reproductive system. There are three hours of lectures per week. This course is offered on demand.