BIOL 228 Human Anatomy & Physiology 2*

This course is an introduction to the study of structure (anatomy) and function (physiology) of the human body. The following systems are studied: endocrine, cardiovascular, lymphatic, immune, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive. Unifying themes of homeostasis and whole-body functioning are emphasized. The laboratory sessions include donor body prosection. The course conforms to guidelines established by the Human Anatomy and Physiology Society.

Credits

4 Credits

Prerequisite

BIOL 227

Corequisite

BIOL 228L

General Education Competency

Scientific Way of Knowing

BIOL 228Human Anatomy & Physiology 2*

Please note: This is not a course syllabus. A course syllabus is unique to a particular section of a course by instructor. This curriculum guide provides general information about a course.

I. General Information

Department

II. Course Specification

Course Type

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General Education Competency

Scientific Way of Knowing

Credit Hours Narrative

4 Credits

Semester Contact Hours Lecture

45

Semester Contact Hours Lab

45

Prerequisite Narrative

BIOL 227

Corequisite Narrative

BIOL 228L

III. Catalog Course Description

This course is an introduction to the study of structure (anatomy) and function (physiology) of the human body. The following systems are studied: endocrine, cardiovascular, lymphatic, immune, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive. Unifying themes of homeostasis and whole-body functioning are emphasized. The laboratory sessions include donor body prosection. The course conforms to guidelines established by the Human Anatomy and Physiology Society.

IV. Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

V. Topical Outline (Course Content)

1.       Follow and understand the reasons behind applicable safety rules in the lab.

2.       Overview of major biological topics: osmosis, mitosis, cellular respiration, pH, macromolecules, etc.

3.       Identify and explain significance of major tissues in the body.

4.       Identify histological, anatomical and physiological characteristics of the endocrine system.

5.       Identify histological, anatomical and physiological characteristics of the cardiovascular system; specifically the heart, blood vessels and blood.

6.       Identify histological, anatomical and physiological characteristics of the lymphatic system.

7.       Identify histological, anatomical and physiological characteristics of the immune system.

8.       Identify histological, anatomical and physiological characteristics of the respiratory system.

9.       Identify histological, anatomical and physiological characteristics of the digestivey system.

10.   Identify histological, anatomical and physiological characteristics of the urinary system.

11.   Identify histological, anatomical and physiological characteristics of the reproductive system.

12.   Identify common STI’s and their etiology.

VI. Delivery Methodologies