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BIO 156 Introductory Human Biology
Credit Hours:  4
Effective Term: Fall 2018
SUN#: None
AGEC: Physical and Biological Sciences  
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures, 3 Labs
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F

Description: Introductory biology course with an emphasis on human biology. Topics include fundamental concepts of cell biology, histology, genetics, and microbiology. Prerequisite: RDG100.

Prerequisites: RDG100

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Synthesis Level) Develop hypotheses, design or carry out experiments considering a proper control and variables, collect and analyze data, and formulate conclusions based on collected data. (CSLO 2, 3, 4)
2. (Analysis Level) Explain the characteristics of living organisms and use those characteristics to differentiate between living and nonliving entities. (CSLO 2, 4)
3. (Analysis Level) Discuss fundamentals of chemistry as it relates to the structure and processes of living organisms. (CSLO 2)
4. (Comprehension Level) Identify and describe the structure and function of cells. (CSLO 2)
5. (Comprehension Level) Identify human tissues and describe their function. (CSLO 2)
6. (Analysis Level) Analyze and discuss the fundamental process of energy generation in human cells. (CSLO 2, 4)
7. (Analysis Level) Describe and analyze the processes involved in DNA replication in human cells.(CSLO 2, 4)
8. (Comprehension Level) Discuss gene expression in human cells. (CSLO 2)
9. (Comprehension Level) Identify and describe the events of cell reproduction in humans. (CSLO 2)
10. (Analysis Level) Analyze the events and processes involved in the inheritance of genes in humans. (CSLO 2, 4)
11. (Analysis Level) Analyze the impact of microbes on human populations. (CSLO 1, 2, 4)
12. (Comprehension Level) Identify the general function of individual organ systems in humans. (CSLO 2)
13. (Application Level) Apply fundamental concepts of cell biology, histology, genetics, and microbiology to a specific set of demonstrable lab skills. (CSLO 2, 3, 4)
14. (Synthesis Level) Construct an understanding of how scientific inquiry has helped to treat and cure disease, genetic, and cellular disorders. (CSLO 1, 2, 4)
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