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Fundamentals of Human Physiology

4th term
Environmental Health and Engineering
4 credits
Academic Year:
2017 - 2018
Auditors Allowed:
Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Course Instructor :
  • Clarke Tankersley
Clarke Tankersley

Introduction to Online Learning is required prior to participating in any of the School's Internet-based courses.


Encompasses the integration of a variety of organ systems. Invites leading scientists in different fields of physiology to offer exceptional and up-to-date lectures that quickly move through the basic mechanistic principles. Applies basic mechanistic principles of each organ system to current public health issues and environmentally relevant topics.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Use their discussion of functional principles at the genetic, cellular and organ levels to describe the concepts of integrated systems physiology in humans
  2. Apply these basic physiological principles to strategies for the solution of current and emerging relevant environmental health issues
  3. Explain and discuss the significance of these principles in interaction with a broad spectrum of public health professionals
Methods of Assessment:

Three non-cumulative examinations

Instructor Consent:

Consent required for all students

Consent Note:

Student's must contact instuctor before enrolling for this course.

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