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Physiology (PHYL)

School of Medicine

The minimum grade required for undergraduate prerequisites is a D or better, and graduate prerequisites is a C (not C-) or better.

PHYL 103 Human Physiology and Anatomy (5) Introduction to human physiology and anatomy designed to serve the needs of dental hygiene students and others interested in pursuing health-related careers. DB

PHYL 103L Physiology and Anatomy Lab (1) Laboratory to complement 103. Co-requisite: 103. DY

PHYL 141 Human Anatomy and Physiology (3) Anatomy, histology, physiology, biochemistry, genetics of human organ systems presented in integrated anatomy-physiology format. Priority to students in nursing. Pre: high school chemistry. DB

PHYL 141L Human Anatomy and Physiology Lab (1) Anatomy, histology, physiology, biochemistry, genetics of human organ systems presented in integrated anatomy-physiology format. Priority to students in nursing. Pre: 141 (or concurrent) or consent. DY

PHYL 142 Human Anatomy and Physiology (3) Continuation of 141. Pre: should have an understanding of basic physiology concepts as presented in 141 or equivalent. DB

PHYL 142L Human Anatomy and Physiology Lab (1) Anatomy, histology, physiology, biochemistry, genetics of human organ systems presented in integrated anatomy-physiology format. Priority to students in nursing. Pre: 142 (or concurrent) or consent. DY

PHYL 301 Human Anatomy and Physiology (4) Integrated presentation of human anatomy and physiology. An optional laboratory (PHYL 301L) is available separately. Pre: BIOL 171 and BIOL 172, or any PHYL course; and CHEM 161 (or higher) or any BIOC course; or consent. DB

PHYL 301L Human Anatomy and Physiology Lab (1) Laboratory study of human anatomy and physiology by means of models, histology slides, experiments, and demonstrations. Co-requisite: 301 or consent. DY

PHYL 302 Human Anatomy and Physiology (4) Continuation of 301. Pre: 301/301L or consent. DB

PHYL 302L Human Anatomy and Physiology Lab (1) Continuation of 301L. Pre: 301/301L, or consent. Co-requisite: 302. DY

PHYL 401 Human Physiology: Organ Systems (4) Basic function of the major organ systems in man. Covers cardiovascular, respiratory, renal, acid-base, and gastrointestinal physiology. Pre: 302 or equivalent with consent. DB

PHYL 402 Human Physiology: Integrative Systems (4) Senior-level course in integrative systems (central nervous system and endocrinology). Complements 401. Pre: 401 and either BIOC 341 or CHEM 152, or consent. DB

PHYL 403 Environmental Physiology (3) Animal (including human) responses to environmental challenges such as heat, cold, altitude, diving, physical work, etc. Human adaptation in a comparative context. Pre: 302, or 401, or ZOOL 430; or consent. DB

PHYL 403L Environmental Physiology Lab (1) Laboratory experiences in measuring human physiological responses to environmental stress. Complements 403. DY

PHYL 405 Applied Muscle Physiology (3) Science and technology of strength training. Anatomy, kinesiology, physics, and physiology applied to development of muscular strength and mass. Repeatable one time. Pre: 302; or consent. DB

PHYL 450 Physiological Anthropology (3) Study of ecological factors in human variation. Human population and its biological and cultural responses to the environment. Pre: ANTH 215 or consent. DB

PHYL 451 Human Biology (4) Introduces upper division students in the social or non-biological sciences to the basic concepts of physiology, anatomy, and biochemistry. Repeatable two times. Pre: upper division standing. DB

PHYL 499 Directed Research (V) Repeatable unlimited times. Pre: junior or senior undergraduate status.

PHYL 500 Master's Plan B/C Studies (1) Enrollment for degree completion. Repeatable unlimited times. Pre: master's Plan B or C candidate and consent.

PHYL 545 Topics in Medical and Applied Physiology (V) Fourth-year elective for medical students; in-depth study of selected topics in physiological basis of medical practice.

PHYL 604 Human Physiology (4) Graduate level lecture overview of major organ system physiology in humans, including (but not limited to) basic cell physiology, cardiovascular, pulmonary, renal, gastrointestinal, endocrine, and neurophysiology. A-F only. Pre: 301 and 302 or consent. (Spring only)

PHYL 606 Human Neurophysiology (2) Physiology of human nervous system with emphasis on special senses and control and coordination of movement. Repeatable one time. Pre: 302 or 604, or consent.

PHYL 609 Cardiovascular Diseases (3) Selected topics in cardiovascular physiology. Emphasis on dynamic aspects of the heart and circulation. Pre: 604 or consent.

PHYL 610 Experimental Physiology (2) Biophysical approach to selected techniques of quantitative experimental physiology. Pre: 604 or consent.

PHYL 710 Special Topics: Water and Electrolytes (1)