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BIO 156 Human Biology for Allied Health
Credit Hours:  4
Effective Term: Fall 2013
SUN#: NA
AGEC: Physical and Biological Sciences  
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures, 3 Labs
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A/F
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Description: An introductory course for allied health majors with an emphasis on humans. Topics include fundamental concepts of cell biology, histology, genetics and microbiology.

Prerequisites: RDG094

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Comprehension Level) Explain the basic principles and theory of the scientific method.
2. (Comprehension Level) Explain the characteristics of living organisms and use those characteristics to differentiate between living and nonliving entities.
3. (Comprehension Level) Discuss the basic chemistry fundamentals involved in the structure and life processes of living organisms.
4. (Comprehension Level) Identify and describe the structure and function of cells.
5. (Comprehension Level) Describe the function of tissues.
6. (Analysis Level) Analyze and discuss the fundamental process of energy generation in human cells.
7. (Analysis Level) Describe and analyze the processes involved in DNA replication in human cells.
8. (Comprehension Level) Discuss gene expression in human cells.
9. (Comprehension Level) Identify and describe the events in cell reproduction in humans.
10. (Analysis Level) Analyze the events and processes involved in the inheritance of genes in humans.
11. (Analysis Level) Analyze the impact of microbes on human populations.
12. (Comprehension Level) Classify the general function of the individual organ systems in humans.
13. (Application Level) Apply the fundamental concepts of cell biology to a specific set of demonstrable lab skills.
14. (Application Level) Apply the fundamental concepts of histology to a specific set of demonstrable lab skills.
15. (Application Level) Apply the fundamental concepts of genetics to a specific set of demonstrable lab skills.
16. (Application Level) Apply the fundamental concepts of microbiology to a specific set of demonstrable lab skills.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation