HPH2400EN - Human Physiology

Course description

Students will examine the functional relationship of anatomy to physiology by studying how the organ systems function. Topics will include: enodcrinology, respiratory, cardiovascular, and neurobiology systems.

How this course benefits students

This course will be essential for any Global Health or Medical Missions students to understand how human anatomy relates to human physiology. Prerequisites: Biological Terminology and Fundamentals in Biology

Why this course is important

Understanding what makes up the human body and how it functions is important to understand the pathophysiology of disease.

Credit hours
3 hours
Subject area
Human Physiology
Educational level
Natural Sciences Distribution
Learning type
Upcoming terms
* Schedule subject to change. Please contact the Registrar's office with schedule questions.

How this course relates to missional core values

Biblically based

This course will conform to the Biblical affirmation of Creationism particularly focusing on how God made us.

Missionally driven

This course is essential for any student interested in global health and medical missions.

Contextually informed

This course will aid the student in understanding a medical problem in a patient.

Interculturally focused

Human physiology is the same in every culture, and thus, it applies to everyone.

Practically minded

This course will provide knowledge on human physiology so students can understand how the body functions.

Experientially transformed

Students will learn how the human body functions so that it can be applied to Global Health and Medical Missions.