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BIOL 226 - Human Physiology

Unit(s): 4

Prerequisite: BIOL 125 and CHEM 110
Advisory:BIOL 101; BIOL 105
Transfers to: UC, CSU

This course is a general introduction to the function and regulation of human body systems. Physiological integration of the systems to maintain homeostasis and the significance of biochemistry is emphasized throughout the course. Course content includes neural and hormonal homeostatic control mechanisms, as well as the musculoskeletal, circulatory, respiratory, digestive, urinary, immune, and endocrine systems. Laboratory exercises allow students to gather physiological data and draw conclusions about how physiological mechanisms are regulated. This course is intended for students preparing to enter careers in the health sciences.

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Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.


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3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601

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