BIOLOGY 225 - Principles of Animal Physiology: Lecture
Section: 001
Term: WN 2008
Subject: Biology (BIOLOGY)
Department: LSA Biology
Course Note:
EXAMS WILL BE GIVEN MON., JAN. 29; WED. FEB 21; WED. MAR. 21; AND MON., APR. 16; 6-8 P.M.
Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
BS
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Enforced Prerequisites:
BIOLOGY 162 or 163 or [171 and 172] or [195 and 173] and CHEM 210.
Other Course Info:
F and W.
BS:
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:
Instructor:

This course is an introduction to the physiology of animals. The physiology of both invertebrate and vertebrate animals is covered as well as limited treatment of human physiology as it relates to general physiological mechanisms. The course relies on the comparative method in analyzing physiological systems of diverse taxa to identify general principles of functional mechanisms. The course also considers variations in these mechanisms as related to the requirements of the animals but does not attempt a phylogenetic survey.

The course is intended for concentrators and pre-medical students in their sophomore, junior, or senior years. The subject matter includes metabolism and temperature regulation, nervous and endocrine system controls and integration, respiration and circulation, water and ion balance, excretion, digestion, reproduction, and immune system function. There are three one-hour lectures a week and four one-hour examinations.

Textbook: Introduction to Animal Physiology, Custom Edition for BIOLOGY 225.

BIOLOGY 225 - Principles of Animal Physiology: Lecture
Schedule Listing
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MWF 9:00AM - 10:00AM
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