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BIO 156 - Human Biology w/lab

Credits: 3
Lecture Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 2
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Core
A study of biology that emphasizes the human body. Topics such as basic chemistry, the cell and human organ systems are included. Labs will reinforce course content. Designed for the non-science and inadequately prepared health science major.
Competencies
  1. Comply with safety and health rules
    1. Explain appropriate safety procedures for the laboratory
    2. Demonstrate appropriate safety procedures for the laboratory
    3. Identify the locations of safety equipment in the laboratory room
  2. Demonstrate laboratory skills
    1. Distinguish among laboratory supplies
    2. Prepare solutions
    3. Show competence in the use of laboratory equipment
    4. Use the metric system
  3. Use laboratory microscopes
    1. Identify major parts of the microscope
    2. Demonstrate proper technique in the use of a microscope
    3. Demonstrate proper care of the microscope
  4. Identify levels of organization in the human body
    1. Arrange levels in proper sequence
    2. Identify and describe the major parts of the cell.
    3. Identify and describe the cell organelles.
    4. Identify organelle functions.
    5. Define a tissue.
    6. Define an organ.
    7. Identify organ systems.
    8. Correlate interactions among levels of organization.
  5. Identify the structures employed in body support and movement
    1. Identify microscopic components of compact bone
    2. Identify major bones of axial and appendicular skeletal system
    3. Identify microscopic components of muscle
    4. Identify major muscles
  6. Relate the functions of body support and movement
    1. Describe sliding filament theory of muscle contraction
    2. Define origin and insertion of a muscle.
    3. Identify difference between flexion and extension
    4. Discuss lever classes of the human body
  7. Identify structures used in body control systems
    1. List components of the central nervous system
    2. List components of the peripheral nervous system
    3. Describe components of a reflex arc
    4. Name the endocrine glands
    5. List hormones produced by these glands
  8. Identify the functions of body control systems
    1. Describe a nerve impulse
    2. Describe a reflex
    3. Describe the function of the spinal cord
    4. Identify functions associated with the special senses.
    5. Identify the functions of the major areas of the brain.
    6. Discuss the actions of the major hormones.
  9. Identify the structures employed for body maintenance systems
    1. Identify components of the digestive system
    2. Name components of the respiratory system
    3. Label components of the urinary system
    4. Identify components of the cardiovascular system.
    5. Identify components of they lymphatic/immune system.
  10. Identify the function of body maintenance systems
    1. Describe the function of the digestive system
    2. Describe the function of the respiratory system
    3. Describe the function of the urinary system
    4. Describe the function of the cardiovascular system.
    5. Describe the function of the lymphatic/immune system.
  11. Identify the principles governing the continuity of life
    1. Outline the differences between mitosis and meiosis
    2. List the organs making up the male and female reproductive systems.
    3. Describe the events in gametogenesis.
    4. Define conception
    5. Discuss methods of birth control/contraceptive techniques.
    6. Describe the early stages of development
    7. Discuss the principles of human genetics.
    8. Discuss the principles of human genetics
  12. Identify principles of evolution



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