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BIO/405

Human Biology

Online

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$1194

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Course level: Undergraduate

This course provides students with concepts of human biology. Topics include structure, function and the interrelationships of the cells, organ, skeletal and muscular systems, genetics, inheritance, and homeostasis.

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What you'll learn

Course skills and outcomes

Body Organization and Integumentary, Skeletal, and Muscular Systems

  • Describe the organization of the human body.
  • Explain the role of homeostasis functions in the human body.
  • Explain the functions of the integumentary system.
  • Explain the functions of the skeletal system.
  • Explain the functions of the muscular system.

Digestive, Respiratory, and Urinary Systems

  • Explain the functions of the digestive system.
  • Explain the functions of the respiratory system.
  • Explain the functions of the urinary system.
  • Analyze the homeostatic processes of the respiratory and urinary systems.

Blood, Cardiovascular, and Lymphatic Systems and Immunity

  • Explain the functions of blood and the cardiovascular system.
  • Explain the functions of the lymphatic-immune system.

Nervous System, Senses, and Endocrine System

  • Explain the functions of the nervous system.
  • Explain the functions of the senses.
  • Explain the functions of the endocrine system.

Reproductive System and Human Development

  • Explain the functions of the reproductive system.
  • Describe the stages of human development.
  • Describe human chromosomal disorders and genetic diseases.

Why UOPX

Why take courses at University of Phoenix

Accreditation that matters

We’ve been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org) for more than 40 years.

Real-world instructors

Learn from instructors who bring an average of 25 years of working experience to the classroom.

Affordable and potentially reimbursable

Our tuition and fees are competitive and fixed. Also, check to see if your employer will cover you for this course.

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