BIOL 205
Physiology Spring 2022
Division III

Class Details

This lecture-based course examines principles, patterns, and mechanisms of biological function from the level of cells and tissues to the whole organism. The themes of the course include structure and function, mechanisms of regulation, control and integration, and adaptation to the environment. Examples of these themes are taken from a wide variety of organisms with a focus on vertebrates. Laboratories provide practical experience in measurement and experimental elucidation of physiological phenomena and functional analysis of gross structure.
The Class: Format: lecture/laboratory; This year's offering will feature in-person lectures and labs.
Limit: 60
Expected: 60
Class#: 3038
Grading: no pass/fail option, no fifth course option
Requirements/Evaluation: Daily practice problems, midterm exams, laboratory exercises, and a final exam
Prerequisites: BIOL 101 and 102; open to first-year students with permission of the Biology department
Enrollment Preferences: Seniors, then juniors, then sophomores.
Unit Notes: satisfies the distribution requirement for the Biology major
Distributions: Division III

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