BIO412 Course Information

Title:Animal Physiology
Description: An advanced study of the major physiological systems including respiration, circulation, excretion, osmoregulation, sensory physiology, neurophysiology, muscles, endocrinology, reproduction and integrative system function (growth, metabolism, temperature regulation). Emphasis is placed on human homeostasis and deviation from homeostasis (disease), as well as on comparative physiology. Laboratory work employs methods used in animal physiology and involves both student and animal subjects, and emphasizes all aspects of the scientific process (hypothesis, experimental design, data analysis and presentation).
Prerequisites: Biology 115, Chemistry 122 and junior or senior standing
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