Fall '99 Course Guide

Courses in Physiology (Division 580)

Fall Term, 1999 (September 8 December 22, 1999)

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Courses in the Department of Physiology are listed in the Time Schedule as part of the Medical School's offerings in the subsection Physiology.

The following courses count as LS&A courses for LS&A degree credit.


Physiol. 101. Introduction to Human Physiology.

Section Not open to first-year students.

Prerequisites & Distribution: Students must have at least sophomore standing. Prior exposure to introductory chemistry is helpful. No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in Physiol. 502. (4). (NS). (BS).

Credits: (4).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

The overall student objectives for this course are to: (1) know the functions of the major organs of the body; (2) understand the basic physical-chemical mechanisms responsible for each organ's function; (3) relate organ functions to the concept of maintaining the internal environment; (4) recognize pathological states (disease) as consequences of altered normal function. In addition to lectures, there is a discussion section which meets once a week. The textbook used is Human Physiology: The Mechanisms of Body Functions by Vander, Sherman, and Luciano. In addition, there is a course pack containing approximately 600 figures and diagrams that will be used in lecture. There will be two examinations during the term and a comprehensive final examination.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: 3 Waitlist Code: 4

Physiol. 306. Problems in Physiology.

Prerequisites & Distribution: Physiol. 101 and permission of instructor. (1-4). (Excl). (INDEPENDENT). May be elected for a total of eight credits.

Credits: (1-4).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

Directed readings or investigations in a major area of physiology. Arrangements are to be made between the student and faculty member.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: No Data Given. Waitlist Code: No Data Given.

Physiol. 405. Research Problems in Physiology.

Prerequisites & Distribution: For advanced undergraduate and graduate students. Permission of instructor. (1-4). (Excl). (INDEPENDENT). May be repeated for a total of eight credits.

Credits: (1-4; 1-2 in the half-term).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

Directed research in Physiology.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: No Data Given. Waitlist Code: No Data Given.

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