A survey of human anatomy and physiology with a primary focus on health and disease. Topics to be discussed will include the cell structure, simple chemistry of biology, homeostasis, the organ systems, genetics, evolution, nutrition, exercise physiology, cancer, heart disease, immunology, AIDS, and other topics of current interest. This course does not meet the requirements for the Nursing program. Consult an advisor before enrolling. Group 1 lab course.
Corequisites BIO 106L
Recommended Prerequisites or Skills Competencies ENG 111
, MTH 100
General Education Outcomes supported by this course
Critical Thinking - Direct
Course Learning Outcomes Knowledge:
- Discuss the 5 core concepts that the course addresses: Evolution, Structure and Function, Information Flow, Exchange and Storage, Pathways and Transformations of Energy Matter.
- Use the scientific problem solving process to make decisions.
Caring - Civic Learning:
- Apply course concepts to real-life situations and experiences.
Learning How to Learn:
- Elaborate on the growing value of science in society, especially as it relates to human health.
- Formulate useful questions about controversial subjects.