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. Number of Instructional Minutes
- IV. Prerequisites
Reading Level 3 or higher, or READ110 (C or better) or permission of the Department of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics; and Math Level 5 or higher or MATH095 (C or better), and Writing Level 4 or higher or COMP090 (C or better) or COMP108 (C or better)
- 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.
This course satisfies the General Education requirement for Scientific Literacy.
- 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. Other topics include nutrition, metabolism, and growth and development.
- VII. Required Course Content and Direction
Course Learning Goals
- describe the structure and function of various human organs and systems;
- explain how human organs and systems interact [Scientific Literacy];
- describe the relationship between and processes related to nutrition and metabolism; and
- recognize the stages of growth and development.
Planned Sequence of Topics and/or Learning Activities
- an introduction to the structure and function of the body
- cells and tissues
- organ systems of the body
- integumentary system and body membranes
- skeletal system
- muscular system
- nervous system
- endocrine system
- circulatory system
- lymphatic system
- respiratory system
- digestive system
- nutrition and metabolism
- urinary system
- reproductive system
- growth and development
Assessment Methods for Course Learning GoalsExams, quizzes, class participation, and projects as specified in the individual instructor's syllabus will be utilized.
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 -4/98;Revised 12/09; Dept name change, 8/21/2012; New Core 8/2015