This course is an introduction to the physiology of animals, with an emphasis on vertebrates. The course is intended for students in their sophomore or junior year. The subject matter includes metabolism and thermoregulation, nervous and endocrine systems, respiration and circulation, osmoregulation, excretion, digestion, reproduction and immune system. There are three one-hour lectures a week and four one-hour examinations.
Principles of Animal Physiology, C. Moyes and P. Schulte, 2nd edition. Pearson. ISBN 978-0321501554.