Gain a basic understanding of how the human body works. This course is designed to cover the fundamental concepts of human physiology. A general overview of most of the systems of the human body will be presented along with a discussion about regulation and the medical relevance of the physiological concepts. Although the course is geared toward students who have limited science and math backgrounds, the textbook provides enough detail to satisfy those students who want to enter the health professions. Topics include the following systems: nervous, endocrine, muscular, cardiovascular, immune, respiratory, urinary, digestive and reproductive.
Basic knowledge of chemistry and cell biology is required to be successful in this course.
This course is offered in an online asynchronous format. There are no set meeting times, however, students follow a weekly schedule and there will be deadlines to meet in terms of course requirements. This course cannot be completed at an accelerated rate.
Students interested in this course with a lab component, please enroll in BIOL40368 - Human Physiology with Lab
Course Number: BIOL-40340
Credit: 4.50 unit(s)
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4/1/2024 - 6/15/2024
4/15/2024 - 6/29/2024