BIOCD 1553: Cell and Tissue Structure and Function

Physician Therapy Program
Credits 2.0
This course provides an introduction to cell and tissue biology and metabolism, focusing on the structure and function of normal human tissue and organs. The student gains a basic science framework to apply to physical therapy intervention. Application of this material helps students understand: 1) growth and development of human cells, tissues, organs and organ systems; 2) functional differences in cells, tissues, organs and organ systems; 3) tissue healing and repair; 4) response of tissue to therapeutic intervention.