PHYSIOLOGY

PHYSIOLOGY                                                                                                                                                      
Course ID# 553203

Open to grades:   11-12 or with Teacher approval

Prerequisite:  Successful completion of Biology. 

Placement recommendation:  A grade of “C” or better in Biology.  Successful completion of CP Chemistry. Strong analytical skills are recommended with structural recall and retention ability. Student must have a comfortable chemistry background and ability to properly use a microscope.

UC/CSU – Science (“d”)

Designed for college-preparatory students, this course considers the structural and functional interrelationships of the systems in the human body.  The course includes class discussions, numerous labs, extensive work with slides, models and charts, and two or three major mammalian dissections.  Special emphasis is placed on medical terminology, common diseases and disorders and genetics.  This is an ideal course for those who intend to pursue a medically related career or who are simply interested in a better understanding of the human body.