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Mary Pat Wenderoth
BIOL 460
Seattle Campus

Mammalian Physiology

Principles of mammalian physiology with special emphasis on the cardiac, respiratory, renal systems taught at the organ and organ systems level. Prerequisite: a minimum grade of 2.0 either BIOL 350 or NBIO 301.

Class description

You will learn how to apply the basic principles of human physiology to novel problems in cardiovascular, and renal physiology. The course will focus on how these "housekeeping" systems work together to maintain homeostasis in the body. This is a VERY CHALLENGING course that will require considerable study time to do well. The class is held in HCK 320 which does NOT have a web cam so attendance is essential also you will be working in teams and solving problems at the board each day. THis class is designed for students planning on going on to professional school ( grad, med, dent, pharm, etc).

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Class is predominately interactive instruction.

Recommended preparation

Biology 220 and Biology 350.

Class assignments and grading

There will be 3 exams in this class.


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Mary Pat Wenderoth
Date: 03/09/2014