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BIOL 20400 Human Anatomy and Physiology

Session Offered:

Spring Credit 4.0

Prerequisites:

Description:

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.

Instructor(s):
C DAVID BRIDGES

E-mail:
bridgesc@purdue.edu

Textbook(s):
TEXT
(1) Title: Human Anatomy & Physiology - A Modern Synthesis
      ISBN: 9780738095691
     Author: Bridges
     Edition: Vol. 2, 2019
 
(2) Title: Human Anatomy & Physiology - A Modern Synthesis; Laboratory Practices
     Author: Bridges & Shannon
     Edition: Vol. 2, 2019
 
(3) Title: DiFiore's Atlas of Histology with Functional Correlations
     ISBN: 9781451113419
     Author: Victor Eroschenko
 
(4) Title: Human Anatomy & Physiology
     ISBN: 9780134320762
     Author: Martini
 
Supplemental Material
(1) Title: The Anatomy Coloring Book
     Author: Wynn Kapit and Lawrence M. Elson
     Edition: 4th
 
(2) Title: The Physiology Coloring Book
     Author: Wynn Kapit and Lawrence M. Elson
     Edition: 2nd

Notes:

Evening Exams Required. 



Grading:

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



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