Prerequisite: both of the following: 15:163, 18:170.

This course introduces students to the study of animal physiology. Attention is focused on the cellular and tissue levels of organization but material is taught in the context of whole body function. Topics discussed include: homeostasis, energy metabolism, the movement of substances across cell and epithelial membranes, cell signaling, membrane potentials, synaptic transmission, sensory reception, and the mechanisms of muscle contraction. 3 lecture hours per week, 3 laboratory hours per week, one term

Transfer Equivalents: Look up 15.363 in the BU Course Transfer Database.