Human Physiology

Human Physiology
Function of body organ systems.
 Hours4.0 Credit, 4.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesPDBIO 210; or PDBIO 220; Chem 101 or equivalent.
 RecommendedA general biology course.
 NoteNot acceptable for physiology and developmental biology, biophysics, or neuroscience majors. Designed for students with basic chemistry / no molecular biology. Students with chemistry/molecular biology should take PDBio 362.
 TaughtFall, Winter, Spring
 ProgramsContaining PDBIO 305
Course Outcomes


Students will demonstrate the proper use of physiology terminology.

Health and Disease in the Human Body

Student will demonstrate a well-integrated and comprehensive understanding of the human body in health and disease.

Cells and Organ Systems

Students will use knowledge of cells and organ systems to solve problems related to the function of the human body.

Physiology Fundamentals and Skills

Students will demonstrate the necessary knowledge and skills in physiology that are required for their majors and future aspirations for graduate and professional school

Appreciation and Respect for the Human Body

Students will develop and demonstrate in their daily lives a deeper appreciation and respect for the human body.

Making Informed Decisions

Students will demonstrate the knowledge to make informed personal (medical, ethical, and political) decisions regarding physiological concepts.