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BME 320 - Human Anatomy and Physiology: Cells and Tissue

Course Career Undergraduate
Units 3
Approved Hours 3-0-0
Fee index 6
Faculty Medicine and Dentistry
Department Biomedical Engineering
Typically Offered first term

An introduction to the fundamental levels of organization of the human body highlighted in engineering terms. The first half of the course will consider the chemical, cellular, and tissue levels of organization. The second half of the course will be devoted to bone, joints, muscle, and neural tissue. Guest lectures will include engineers and medical scientists to discuss the relationship between recent advances in biomedical engineering and the underlying anatomy and physiology. This course is intended for students in the Faculty of Engineering. Students from other faculties must obtain the consent of the Department of Biomedical Engineering. Credit may be obtained for only BME 210 or 320.