Courses of Study 2021-2022 
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Courses of Study 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BIOAP 3110 - Principles of Animal Physiology

(crosslisted) BIOMS 3110 , VTBMS 3460  
(PBS-AS, BIO-AS)      
Fall. 3 credits. Letter grades only (S/U grades with permission of instructor).

Prerequisite: BIOG 1500  and BIOG 1440  or BIOG 1445  or one year of college biology; one year chemistry and mathematics or equivalent AP credit. Recommended prerequisite: previous or concurrent physics course.

M. Roberson, P. Sethupathy.

General course in animal physiology emphasizing principles of operation, regulation, and integration common to a broad range of living systems from the cellular to the organismal level. Structure/function relationships are stressed along with underlying physico-chemical mechanisms.

Outcome 1: Students should be able to rationalize the operation of major organ systems.

Outcome 2: Students should understand the organization of multisystem regulatory loops.

Outcome 3: Students should be able to derive and understand the basic equations defining the physical operating characteristics of organ systems.

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