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MA - Intermediate/Advanced

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This is the first course in a two-term sequence designed for students interested in pursuing medicine or biomedical research examines aspects of human anatomy and physiology, with particular emphasis on the digestive system, reproductive physiology, the circulatory system, immune response, and elements of nutrition and neurophysiology.

This course will emphasize the relationships between anatomy and physiology and will focus on basic principles of biochemistry, the musculoskeletal system, digestion, nutrition, osmoregulation, and circulation. Readings include a standard pre-medical text and some primary literature.

Evaluation is based on a number of in-class quizzes a term paper, participation in discussion, and a final exam.



Biology course work, some background in chemistry and permission of Instructor. Students are strongly encouraged to take both terms.

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