1 Introduction to Physiology (4) UC:CSU
Note: Not open for credit to students who have had Physiology 8 and 9.
Prerequisites: Anatomy 1, Biology 3, and Chemistry 51.
Lecture, 3 hours; laboratory, 3 hours.
Principles of cellular and systemic functions of the human body. Lecture topics include basic
organic chemistry, solute and water transport and balance, homeostatic mechanisms, and
functions of major organ systems including, but not limited to, the circulatory, digestive, endocrine,
nervous, reproductive, respiratory, immune, and muscle systems. Laboratory experiments and
demonstrations of physiological concepts and processes covered in lecture.