Fundamentals of Animal Physiology (BIOL 317.3)

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BIOL 317 01 September 2019 James Benson
BIOL 317 01 September 2018
BIOL 317 01 September 2017
BIOL 317 01 September 2016
BIOL 317 L1 September 2016
BIOL 317 L2 September 2016


Considers physical, chemical and functional aspects of animal cells and tissues. Specifically examines membrane transport mechanisms, bioelectricity and fundamental principles of muscle and nervous system physiology, evolution and plasticity. Cellular mechanisms underlying learning and memory are introduced.


BIOL 224 (or HSC 208); CHEM 112; CHEM 115 or CHEM 250 (CHEM 115 recommended).


PHYS 115 and 117 are recommended. Students with credit for BIOL 217 will not receive credit for this course. Offered on an annual basis.

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