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BIO 1004 Anatomy and Physiology: 4 hours.

(Prerequisite: a course in the biological sciences). Three hours lecture. Two hours laboratory. For non-science majors. The structure and function of the human body with special emphasis on the muscular, nervous, circulatory, respiratory, digestive, urinary and reproductive systems

Department of Biological Sciences

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The Department of Biological Sciences provides an outstanding educational experience across the entire field of biology. Our expert faculty have diverse research and teaching interests that span molecular and cellular biology, microbiology, computational biology, evolutionary biology, genetics, and ecology, of all living organisms. Our faculty are actively engaged in highly interdisciplinary cutting-edge research and are committed to providing students with an extensive exposure to biological processes and systems and a deep understanding of biology at environmental, organismal, cellular, and molecular levels through engaging lectures and hands-on laboratory experiences. Graduates leave the department with the knowledge base and critical thinking skills to be successful in graduate programs leading to M.S. or Ph.D., medical, dental and veterinary schools, health professional schools, research, and teaching.