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BIO-202-20, Human Anatom & Physiology (SP14)

 INSTRUCTOR: Kenneth G. Sossa, Ph.D.

SCHEDULE/DAY/TIME: MW/6:00-9:00pm, 01/27/2014-05/14/2014

CONTENT:

Integrates the study of structure with function of the human body. Includes discussion of endocrine, circulatory, immunological, digestive, urinary and reproductive systems. Strong emphasis on the physiological functions of these systems and includes monitoring of some of these systems with analog and digital hardware.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

-To understand the study of structure and function of the human body by studying basic biological principals.

-To perform hands-on activities in the laboratory (structural anatomy) and correlate practical knowledge with background/theoretical information covered in lecture (both structure and function).

-To affirm the student’s decision of pursuing a career in the life and health sciences.

METHODS:

Powerpoint lectures, videos, animations, computer modeling, drawings, anatomical models, textbook and atlas use, case studies, and cat dissection

REQUIREMENTS AND ASSIGNMENTS: 

Lecture 49% = quizzes, exams, & participation

Lab 51% = quizzes, practicals, participation, medical report, & medical presentation

REQUIRED TEXT(S) OR MATERIALS: 

Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology; Martini, Nath, & Bartholomew, Pearson Education, Inc., San Francisco, CA, Ninth Edition.

RECOMMENDED READINGS OR MATERIALS: 

Mammalian Anatomy: The Cat; Sebastiani & Fishbeck. Morton Publishing Company, Englewood, Colorado, Second Edition.

READINGS AND/OR ASSIGNMENTS TO BE DONE PRIOR TO THE FIRST CLASS:

Recommend reading the endocrine system chapter.