Oct 31, 2020  
Undergraduate Catalog 2011-2012 
Undergraduate Catalog 2011-2012 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BIOL 453 - Skeletal Biology (C)

3 cr.

(Prerequisites: BIOL 141-142 and BIOL 245; Completion or consecutive enrollment in PHYS 120-121 is strongly recommended.) 

The course provides an interdisciplinary approach to studying form and function of the vertebrate skeletal system. Topics will include anatomical structure, development and growth, adaptation, and disease, and will incorporate the significant influence that genetic and epigenetic factors (including physical forces) have on vertebrate skeletal structure and function.