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Information About the Physiology Major

Physiology undergraduate students take courses required by the College of Natural Science.

The physiology major takes many courses that are required for all undergraduates in the university and in the College of Natural Science. These include integrated study courses in the arts and humanities, social, behavioral and economic sciences, and also transcollegiate writing classes. In addition, courses are required in mathematics (through calculus), physics (with laboratories), inorganic and organic chemistry (with laboratories), and the biological sciences (with laboratories).

Physiology undergraduate students take additional department required courses.

Physiology Department specific course requirements include classes in biochemistry, physical chemistry, anatomy or developmental biology, human physiology, statistics, and scientific writing. Some university, college-level and departmental course requirements can be met by approved transfer credits from other institutions or by college advanced placement credit.

MSU Physiology Society

Provides students with the opportunities to meet other physiology students at MSU.