BIO 101 - Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology
An introduction to the basic understanding of the anatomy and physiology of human body systems, and anatomic terminology. This semester-long course reviews each of the major body systems. Students will also be introduced to the structures and processes of cells, and various tissue types present in the human body. This course may not be used to substitute for BIO 131/132 for health science students.
3 Lecture Hours
Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Have knowledge of basic anatomical terms and be able to use them correctly.
2. Correctly identify body cavities and name their contents, and correctly use regional and directional terms.
3. Have knowledge of basic chemical concepts and apply them to a better understanding of physiological phenomena.
4. Have knowledge of the basic principles of cell anatomy and physiology.
5. Have knowledge of the structure of the basic tissues and the integumentary system.
6. Describe the growth, development, anatomy and physiology of the skeletal system.
7. Explain the anatomical structure and physiological actions of the human muscular system.
8. Have knowledge of the basic facts concerning the anatomy and physiology of the nervous system.
9. Have knowledge and understanding of special senses, reflexes, and the autonomic nervous system.
10. Have knowledge of the anatomy and physiology of the endocrine system.
11. Have knowledge of the compositon of human blood plasma and name the cells making up the formed elements of the blood.
12. Demonstrate an understanding of the electrical activity, pressure changes, and heart sounds that occur during a single, normal cardiac cycle.
13. Have knowledge of the anatomy of the human respiratory system and explain the activities involved in a single respiratory cycle.
14. Have knowledge of the anatomy and physiology of the human digestive system.
15. Have knowledge of the anatomy and physiology of the urinary system.
16. Have knowledge of the anatomy and physiology of the male and female reproductive systems.
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