Animal Physiology

PHYSCI X 425
This course examines the physiology of animals at the molecular, cellular, system, and organism levels.
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What you can learn.

  • Evaluate how animals physiologically overcome challenges imposed by the surrounding environment
  • Assess the heart and circulatory reactions in small and large sized animals
  • Recognize how cellular electrical activities of neurons affect nervous system

About this course:

Examine the physiology of animals at the molecular, cellular, system, and whole organism levels. Instruction covers neural, muscular, circulatory, renal, immune, respiratory, reproductive, and digestive systems and focuses on a wide variety of vertebrates and invertebrate animals to understand how they physiologically overcome challenges imposed by the surrounding environment.

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