Course Code BIOL 273
Course Title Principles of Human Physiology 1
Online Offers
  • Winter 2022 (tentative) (Instructor: TBA)
  • Fall 2021 (tentative) (Instructor: Vivian Dayeh)
Course Location Online
Credit Weight 0.5
Course Description

The physiology of major organ systems of the human body. Topics include neurophysiology and peripheral nervous system, muscle, the cardiovascular system, the components of blood, respiratory system and immune system. The combination of BIOL 273 and BIOL 373 covers all of the major topics of human physiology. [Note: BIOL 373L may be required for entrance to certain professional/graduate programs; Offered: F, W and online S]

Typical terms may not reflect online offerings.

Course Work and Exam Spring 2021 course outline (note 2)
Author(s) Dr. Vivian Dayeh
  • Prerequisite: BIOL 130
System Requirements
  • A computer with Internet access is required for all online and multimodal courses. Please see the System Requirements.
Taught in English
Special Notes 1) Contact the instructor for consent if requisites are not met.
2) BIOL 273 and BIOL 373 together cover all of the major topics of human physiology.
3) BIOL 273L may be required for entrance to certain professional/graduate programs.
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