This course provides an understanding of the complex physiological mechanisms by which the human body functions in health and disease, with a general emphasis on structure – function relationships, mechanisms of homeostasis, and pathophysiology. Emphasis is given to the concepts that are most frequently encountered in primary care clinical practice. (4 hours lecture.)
Prerequisite(s)/Course Notes: BIO 011, 012, 135 or 137; CHEM 003A and 004A, 003B and 004B. Course designed for students in the Pre-Physician’s Assistant Program. Credit not awarded toward major in biology. Students must have a GPA of 3.0 or better to register for this course. Credit given for this course or BIO 144, not both. May not be taken on a Pass/D+/D/Fail basis.