Introduction to Human Pathophysiology
BIOL 260 - Introduction to Human Pathophysiology3 hours Underlying molecular mechanisms and causes of altered physiological states of the human body are covered. Major concepts emphasized in the course include maintenance of acid-base and body fluid balances, oxygenations, neuro-endocrine regulation and control, immune defense mechanisms, cardiovascular mechanisms, and aging. Critical-thinking and problem-solving techniques will be used to study the interaction of body systems in the development of various disease states. This course is designed for allied health practitioners and pre-professional students.
Prerequisite(s): CHEM 101 / CHEM 104 , or CHEM 120 ; BIOL 152 / BIOL 252 , BIOL 351 , or BIOL 361 .