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BIOL 181: Anatomy and Physiology I

-High school or college level biology course within the last five years OR
-Completion of BIOL 099 with a grade of C or higher
-Completion of MATH 093 OR
-Placement at MATH 106 or higher
-Placement at college level English OR
-Concurrent enrollment in ENGL 099/101
-Placement at college level reading

This course is the first in a two semester sequence dealing with the structure and function of the human body that begins with the biochemical, cellular and tissue levels of organization, homeostasis and feedback loops. Information from all levels of biological organization is presented for the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous, and endocrine systems. The course explores both the normal and pathologic conditions. The laboratory exercises use human models and preserved animal specimens. (BIOL 182 completes the sequence). 4 credit hours

Transferrable Elective Course: This course generally should transfer to an Illinois Articulation Initiative college or university. Please consult with your advisor about transferability.

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