Human Anatomy and Physiology II - BIO 232 at New River Community College

Effective: 2022-01-01

Course Description

Integrates the study of gross and microscopic human anatomy with physiology, emphasizing the analysis and interpretation of physiological parameters, as they relate to clinical scenarios. Covers the endocrine system, circulatory system, lymphatic system (including immunity), respiratory system, urinary system (including fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base balance), digestive system (including nutrient metabolism), and reproductive system (including prenatal development). Part II of II.
Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
4 credits

The course outline below was developed as part of a statewide standardization process.

General Course Purpose

BIO 232 provides students with knowledge of the interrelationship between the organ systems and their contribution to homeostasis. The intended audience for this course is biology majors or students who are pursuing entry into pre-professional health programs, such as pre-medical and pre-dental.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisites: Completion of BIO 231 with a grade of C or better.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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