BIOL182 Human Anatomy and Physiology II

Department of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics: Biology

I. Course Number and Title
BIOL182 Human Anatomy and Physiology II
II. Number of Credits
4 credits
III. Number of Instructional Minutes
4500 minutes
IV. Prerequisites
BIOL181 (C or better)
V. Other Pertinent Information
Lecture-laboratory format to include in-class and/or online presentation of content and laboratory material. Hands-on and/or virtual dissection of any or all of the following: fetal pigs, sheep hearts, sheep brains, bovine eyes, sheep kidneys and cadavers. Topics are presented in various modes which may include, but are not limited to, any or all of the following: traditional and/or online lectures, group and/or individual laboratory activities, small group discussions, computer simulations and library research.
VI. Catalog Course Description
This course, a continuation of Human Anatomy and Physiology I, studies the structure and function of the cardiovascular, lymphatic, immune, digestive, endocrine, excretory, nervous, reproductive, and respiratory systems, as well as human development and genetics.
VII. Required Course Content and Direction
  1. Course Learning Goals

    Students will:

    1. describe the detailed structure of the human body; and explain the function and relationship of the various cells, tissues, organs, and systems of the human body.
    2. employ hands-on and/or virtual laboratory skills in areas, such as microsopy, dissection, and physiology.
  2. Planned Sequence of Topics and/or Learning Activities

    Topics to be presented:

    1. the brain
    2. sensation
    3. endocrine system
    4. cardiovascular system
    5. lymphatic and immune systems
    6. respiratory system
    7. urinary system
    8. digestive system
    9. reproductive systems
    10. human development and heredity
  3. Assessment Methods for Course Learning Goals

    Evaluative tools, as specified by the individual instructor's syllabus, can include any or all of the following: objective examinations, laboratory exams, class participation, laboratory reports, online activities and discussion, quizzes, and projects or papers.
  4. Reference, Resource, or Learning Materials to be used by Student:

    Students use educational resources as approved by the department and specified in the individual instructor's syllabus.

Review/Approval Date - 11/98; Revised 6/09; New Core 8/2015