Studies the major organ systems of the human body at the biochemical, cellular and organ levels; as well as emphasizing how the functions of individual organs systems are integrated with each other to maintain body conditions compatible with life. Systems covered include: endocrine, nervous, cardiovascular, respiratory, muscular and urinary systems. The immune, blood, and reproductive systems are not covered. This is an upper-level core course for Biology and Allied Health Science majors. BIOLOGY 271, or permission of the instructor. Three hours lecture and discussion per week.