Course Descriptions

BIOL 32800 Principles of Physiology

Session Offered:

Spring Credit 4.0

Prerequisites:

BIOL 23100 or 27000.  Restriction until open registration:  Must be enrolled in one of the following programs: BIOLOGY EDUCATION-BS or BIOLOGY-BS.

Description:

This course is designed to provide students with an introduction to physiology with an emphasis on cellular mechanisms that underlie anatomical and physiological adaptations used by animals to survive in their habitat.  Topics covered will range from cellular respiration to the physical limits of animal performance as we deconstruct and then reconstruct the body to examine how animals can live in extreme environments. Goals for this course are for students to gain a foundation in basic physiological principles, to learn about the integrative nature of the systems of animals, and to appreciate how and why animals have evolved the strategies to help them survive in their unique environments!

Instructor(s):

Stephanie Gardner

Stephanie Gardner
Elwood Walls


E-mail:
sgardne@purdue.edu

Textbook(s):


 

 

no text required

Notes:

 

Restricted to BIOL-BS or BIOL ED-BS



Grading:

Evaluations in this course will be in the form of four in-class exams, oral presentations in lecture and lab, weekly quizzes, and occasional problem sets. Students will design their own experiments in lab and analyze and report on their findings to the class.



Course Format:

For this offering of BIOL 32800 you must enroll in one of the following schedule types, Lec and Lab. 

CRN

Sec

Type

Days

Time

Location

54606

001

Lec

TTH

1200-115

HIKS B848

54607

002

Lab

TH

830-1120

LILY 2221

54608

003

Lab

T

130-420

LILY 2221

54609

004

Lab

TH

130-420

LILY 2221



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