523--Histology

In this course we explore the cellular structure and function of human tissues and organ systems. The laboratory component offers a unique opportunity for you to develop and refine your skills in microscopy and visual identification of cells, tissues, and organs as well as tissue sectioning, staining, immunohistochemistry, and imaging. This includes a semester-long group project where you will prepare samples, section, stain, and analyze an organ of your choice and explore how the histology of this organ is altered by disease. This course provides a strong background for those interested in pursing a career in health sciences or graduate school in cell biology, morphology, or physiology.

Fulfills biology core requirement area(s):

Cellular Biology and Development

Fulfills plant requirement for biology majors?

No

Fulfills lab requirement for biology majors?

Yes

Fulfills general education requirement for non-biology majors?

No