This course will include an introduction to cells, histology, biochemistry, and homeostasis. In addition, the following systems will be discussed: integumentary, skeletal, muscle, nervous, and special senses. Lecture will be accompanied by lab work and applications, which will stress the anatomy, histology and function of these organ systems. Group 1 lab course.
Required Prerequisites MTH 111
and ENG 11
/111 or ENG 111
both may be taken concurrently
Corequisites BIO 227L
Recommended Prerequisites or Skills Competencies CHM 101
, HAH 101
, and completion of any 100-level Biology course. It is highly recommended that students have college level reading skills. Students enrolling in BIO 227
who have not completed these requirements should plan on additional study time.
General Education Outcomes supported by this course
Course Learning Outcomes Knowledge:
- Apply key concepts, terms, and relationships by explaining how homeostasis underlies all the body's physiological processes.
- Use the scientific problem solving process to make decisions.
- Develop the ability to use quantitative reasoning within the discipline of AP.
- Articulate the relationships between form and function of the human body.
- Link the knowledge learned in this course to real-life situations.
Caring - Civic Learning:
- Discuss complex physiological processes with lay people.
- Work effectively as a team member.
Learning How to Learn:
- Articulate curiosity about AP discovering answers to their own questions.
- Interpret articles from relevant science journals.