BIOL115 Basic Human Anatomy

Department of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics: Biology

I. Course Number and Title
BIOL115 Basic Human Anatomy
II. Number of Credits
3 credits
III. Minimum Number of Instructional Minutes Per Semester
2250
IV. Prerequisites
Reading Level 3 or higher, or READ110 (C or better) or permission of the Department of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.
Math Level 5 or higher, or MATH095 (C or better)
Writing Level 4 or higher, or COMP090 (C or better)
Corequisites
None
V. Other Pertinent Information
Lecture format to include in-class and/or online presentation of content material. Topics are presented in various modes including, but not limited to, traditional lecture style, online presentation, group exercises, computer simulations and/or online research.
VI. Catalog Course Description
This course is a study of human anatomy which develops a basic understanding of the structure and function of body organs and systems and their interactions. The topics of nutrition, metabolism, growth and development are also studied.
VII. Required Course Content and Direction
  1. Learning Goals:

    1. Course
    2. Students will:
      1. describe the structure and function of various human organs and systems;
      2. explain how human organs and systems interact;
      3. describe the relationship between and processes related to nutrition and metabolism; and
      4. recognize the stages of growth and development.

    3. Core (if applicable)
    4. This course is not included in the Core.
  2. Planned Sequence of Topics and/or Learning Activities:

    1. an introduction to the structure and function of the body
    2. cells and tissues
    3. organ systems of the body
    4. integumentary system and body membranes
    5. skeletal system
    6. muscular system
    7. nervous system
    8. senses
    9. endocrine system
    10. blood
    11. circulatory system
    12. lymphatic system
    13. respiratory system
    14. digestive System
    15. nutrition and metabolism
    16. urinary system
    17. reproductive system
    18. growth and development
  3. Assessment Methods for Core Learning Goals:

    1. Course
    2. Exams, quizzes, class participation, and projects as specified in the individual instructor's course format will be utilized.

    3. Core (if applicable)
    4. This course is not included in the Core.
  4. Reference, Resource, or Learning Materials to be used by Students:

    Students use educational resources as approved by the department and specified in the individual instructor's format.
VIII. Teaching Methods Employed
Section VIII is not being used in new and revised syllabi as of 12/10/08.

Review/Approval Date -4/98;Revised 12/09; Dept name change, 8/21/2012