Dec 01, 2021  
Mercy College 2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
Mercy College 2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BIOL 309 - Human Physiology (Formerly Human Physiology for the Biomedical Sciences)


Credit(s): 3
3 hours lecture
Prerequisite(s): BIOL 160 /BIOL 160A , BIOL 161 /BIOL 161A  or BIOL 130 /BIOL 130A , BIOL 131 /BIOL 131A , CHEM 160 /CHEM 160A  and CHEM 161 /CHEM 161A .
Corequisite(s): BIOL 309A  is an optional corequisite for students who are enrolled in this course. 
This course provides an in-depth integrative understanding of human physiology. Beginning with cellular physiology and the regulation of the intercellular environment, the course takes a systemic approach to understanding control systems: the nervous and endocrine systems, systems of maintenance and defense: blood, lymphatic and cardiovascular; systems of metabolism, acid-base balance and elimination: respiratory, digestive and urinary systems and reproduction. Integration of all systems in the well-being of the organism is emphasized.



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