Human Physiology (PHY 1)
A systematic hands-on approach to understanding human physiology. Study of the physiological principles, function, integration and homeostasis of the human body at the cellular, tissue, organ, organ system and organism level: integumentary system, bone, skeletal, smooth and cardiac muscles, nervous system, sensory organs, cardiovascular system, lymphatic and immune systems, respiratory system, urinary system, digestive system, endocrine system, and reproductive system as well as some of their common pathologies. Experiments are performed in the laboratory to illustrate functional characteristics of cells, membranes, and organ systems discussed in lecture and to provide direct experience with lab techniques, recording systems and methods of data analysis. This course is primarily intended for Nursing, Allied Health, Dental Hygiene, Kinesiology, and other health related majors. Course Units: 5. Class Hours: 72 lecture/54 lab total.