NS 3410

NS 3410

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2021-2022.

Introduces human anatomy and physiology by detailing the structure and function of the human body and mechanisms used to maintain homeostasis. Emphasis is given to aspects relevant to the nutritional sciences and medicine. Content includes language of anatomy, cells, tissue, integumentary, respiratory, skeletal, muscular, digestive, nervous, cardiovascular, urinary, and reproductive systems. Clinical examples are provided to highlight the physiology of systems covered. Weekly clinical correlate activities are used to encourage active learning and group discussions. Evaluation is based on attendance class interaction, two take home case studies, weekly quizzes, two preliminaries and a midterm and final.

When Offered Spring.

Permission Note Enrollment limited to: senior, junior, or sophomore students.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: one year introductory biology (BIOG 1440 or BIOG 1445 strongly recommended).

  • Identify major human body systems in terms of their location, function, key components and anatomical nomenclature.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of metabolic functions and physiological control of each major organ system.
  • Recognize and synthesize principles of homeostasis with respect to how major organ systems are physiologically interrelated to maintain human health.

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 11519 NS 3410   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisite: one year introductory biology (BIOG 1440 or BIOG 1445 strongly recommended). Pre-reqs should not be taken concurrently. Enrollment limited to: senior, junior, or sophomore students.