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BIOL 20100 Human Anatomy and Physiology

Session Offered:

Fall,Summer Credit 2.0




BIOL 20100/20200 is a two-semester course designed to give the student a basic understanding of the anatomy, organization and function of the human body. There will be introductory lectures on the basic concepts of biochemistry and cell biology before the major topics of the course are dealt with. These topics include the basic organization of the human body; muscle and bone; the nervous system (including the special senses); the cardiovascular system; 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 first semester of a two-semester sequence. BIOL 20100 is a prerequisite for BIOL 20200. NOTE:  Not available for credit toward graduation for majors in the Department of Biological Sciences.



(1) Title: Human Anatomy & Physiology - A Modern Synthesis
      ISBN: 9780738095691
     Author: Bridges
     Edition: Vol. 2, 2019
(2) 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


Meets with BIOL 20300 lectures. 

Evening Exams Required. 

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