Catalog 2016-2017 
    
    Oct 23, 2018  
Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BIOL& 242 Anatomy and Physiology 2

6 credits
The second quarter of a two-quarter sequence designed to give students a working knowledge and understanding of the basic systems of the human body. The systems covered are Endocrine, Cardiovascular, Lymphatic, Respiratory, Digestive, Urinary, and Reproductive. The themes of homeostasis and system interactions are interwoven into the course and are continually stressed as each system is introduced and discussed.

Prerequisites: BIOL& 241  or instructor permission.

Quarters Offered: All

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of the course the student will be able to:

  • Interpret the relationship between the structure and function of the human organism and illustrate how all of the body systems integrate and form a functioning organism
  • Consistently practice safe laboratory procedures
  • Use dissection instruments appropriately
  • Integrate concepts by identifying and comparing similarities between different systems of the body
  • Perform literary research and identify and locate appropriate resources to answer questions about the human body and its pathologies
  • Communicate to a peer audience, using different media, by being able to present a common pathology of the body, and its related physiological processes
  • Make sequential assumptions of human physiology and pathophysiology based on knowledge of human anatomy and physiology