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BIO 201 Human Anatomy - Physiology I
Credit Hours:  4
Effective Term: Fall 2013
SUN#: BIOL 2201
AGEC: Physical and Biological Sciences  
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures, 3 Labs
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A/F
Cross-Listed:  


Description: A study of structure and function of the human body, including a general introduction and basic orientation of the human body, basic chemistry for biology, cells, tissues, integumentary system, skeletal system, muscular system, nervous system and the special senses.

Prerequisites: RDG094 and (BIO156 or BIO181 or one year of high school biology with a grade of "C" or better)

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Application Level) Describe the interrelationship between anatomy and physiology; explain the role of homeostatic balance in bodily functions; and apply the concepts of positive and negative feedback systems to the maintenance of homeostasis.
2. (Comprehension Level) Classify structural organization of the human body and describe how it relates to specific organ structures and functions.
3. (Application Level) Use anatomical terminology to describe relative human body positions, sections and regions.
4. (Evaluation Level) Evaluate the structure and functions of various cellular organelles; describe basic cell biochemical pathways.
5. (Comprehension Level) Describe the cell cycle, cell division and how loss of control over cell division can lead to cancer.
6. (Comprehension Level) Describe tissue types and their functions, including how they form organs, repair themselves and the mechanisms used for repair.
7. (Comprehension Level) Describe major functions of the integumentary system and relate functions to structures found in the various layers of the skin.
8. (Comprehension Level) Identify the major muscles and describe the movement associated with each major muscle.
9. (Comprehension Level) Describe bone composition and texture, types of bone tissue, functions of bone, formation of bone, bone growth, bone remodeling and repair, the anatomy of a long bone and homeostatic imbalances of the skeletal system.
10. (Comprehension Level) Classify the articulations of the human skeletal system by structure and function.
11. (Comprehension Level) Identify the major bones and describe how the various bone features connect muscle to bone.
12. (Comprehension Level) Describe basic skeletal muscle physiology and explain how the sliding filament mechanism works.
13. (Comprehension Level) Identify the basic categories of joints, describe some homeostatic imbalances of joints; and use the structure of various joints to explain extension, flexion, adduction and abduction.
14. (Evaluation Level) Evaluate the structural/functional relationships of skeletal muscle, smooth muscle and cardiac muscle.
15. (Comprehension Level) Describe the nervous system in terms of being the body's master control and communication system.
16. (Comprehension Level) List and compare the basic and major structures/functions of the central nervous system and peripheral nervous system.
17. (Comprehension Level) Describe how an action potential works; describe the function of an action potential.
18. (Comprehension Level) Describe structural and functional relationships of the special senses including taste, smell, vision, touch, hearing and balance.
19. (Synthesis Level) Apply the foundations of human anatomy and physiology to a specific set of demonstrable lab skills, activities and reports in which observation and critical reasoning skills are employed.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
Complies with HLC Accreditation requirements.