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BIOL 20400 Human Anatomy and Physiology

Session Offered:

Spring Credit 4.0


Undergraduate level BIOL 20300 Minimum Grade of D-


BIOL 20400 is the second semester of a two-semester course that includes two 50-minute lectures, one recitation in preparation for the laboratory, and one two-hour lab. This course is designed to give the student a basic understanding of the anatomy, organization and function of the human body.  To assist the student in mastering the subject matter, the introductory lectures in BIO 20300 cover the basic concepts of biochemistry and cell biology.  The topics covered in BIO 20400 include respiration; digestion; metabolism; excretion; fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base balance; the endocrine system; reproduction and genetics. The subject matter will be related to relevant questions of clinical or health-related importance.  This is the second semester of a two-semester sequence.  BIOL 20200/20400 should NOT be taken out of sequence.  Any student wishing to do so must obtain the instructors permission.  NOTE:  Not available for credit toward graduation for majors in the Department of Biological Sciences.





Title: Anatomy and Physiology: The Unity of Form and Function

ISBN: 9781264307036

Edition: 10

Publisher: Saladin


Notes: Must be e-Book version purchased in combination with a Connect account. Paper copy is NOT sufficient. Students should follow the instructions in the course syllabus for accessing the course eTextbook.  The syllabus is found on the Bio 204 Brightspace pages



Supplemental Material


Lt Lab by Adinstruments, Inc. Purchase semester Subscription


Evening Exams Required. 


Straight scale:  90-100% = A; 80-89% = B; 70-79% = C; 60-69% = D; 59% or less = F.

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