Division of Applied Undergraduate Studies

Human Biology

This course focuses on the biological events that take place in the human body. It discusses such fundamental processes as cellular respiration and the role of DNA as the source of genetic inheritance. Other lecture topics include the internal organization of the human body; cell structure and functions; stem cells and their medical potential; tissues; and skin. Students also study the physiology of the digestive system and nutrition, the cardiovascular and respiratory systems, blood, the reproductive system and additional related topics.