BIO 141 Syllabus
Division: Arts and Sciences Date: January 2014
Curricula in Which Course is Taught: Liberal Arts, First-Year Studies, Science
Course Number and Title: BIO 141, Human Anatomy and Physiology I
Credit Hours: 4 Hours/Wk Lecture: 3 Hours/Wk Lab: 3 Lec/Lab Comb: 4
I. Catalog Description: Integrates anatomy and physiology of cells, tissues, organs, and systems of the human body. Integrates concepts of chemistry, physics, and pathology. Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 2-3 hours. Total 5-6 hours per week.
II. Relationship of the course to curricula objectives in which it is taught:
This course is required for First-Year Studies students preparing to enter health care professions. It will also meet the Liberal Arts – Humanities and Social Science Specialization natural science requirement.
Exemption or completion of ENF 3 and MTE 1, MTE 2, and MTE 3 are prerequisites.
IV. Course Content:
1. The structure and orientation of the human body
2. Organization, development, and function of the different body tissues
3. Anatomical structures and physiology of the following systems
1. Biological Molecules
3. Integumentary Systems
4. Skeletal Systems
5. Muscular System
6. Nervous System
7. Autonomic Nervous System
V. Learner Outcomes
The student will:
A. Know and understand basic principles and concepts of human anatomy and physiological covered in the course content.
B. Be able to identify body structures and functions.
C. To use scientific equipment such as microscopes to identify different types of human tissues, be able to identify skeletal and muscular components of the human body
All students are required to complete lab practicals, using microscopes, specimens, and models.
VII. This course supports the following objectives:
DCC Educational Objectives