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. Minimum Number of Instructional Minutes Per Semester
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, digestive, endocrine, excretory, nervous, reproductive, and respiratory systems.
VII. Required Course Content and Direction
  1. Learning Goals:

    1. Course Learning Goals

    2. Students will be able to

      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.

    3. Core Learning Goals (if applicable)

    4. Not applicable.
  2. Planned Sequence of Topics and/or Learning Activities:

    Topics to be presented:

    1. the brain
    2. special senses
    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 Core Learning Goals:

    1. Assessment Methods for Course Learning Goals
    2. Evaluative tools, as specified by the individual instructor’s course format, can include any or all of the following: objective examinations, laboratory exams, class participation, laboratory reports, on-line activities and discussion, quizzes, and projects or papers.

    3. Assessment Methods for Core Learning Goals (if applicable)

    4. Not applicable. This course in 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
Topics are presented in multimedia fashion, including traditional lecture style, group laboratory activities, small group discussions, and computer simulations.

Section VIII is not being used in new and revised syllabi as of 12/10/08.

Review/Approval Date - 11/98; Revised 6/09