This course provides students with concepts of human biology. Topics include structure, function and the interrelationships of the cells, organ, skeletal and muscular systems, genetics, inheritance, and homeostasis.
Explain the effects of drugs and alcohol on the nervous and cardiovascular system.
Explain the functions of the endocrine system.
Blood, Cardiovascular, and Lymphatic Systems and Immunity
Explain the functions of the lymphatic-immune system.
Explain the functions of blood and the cardiovascular system.
Digestive, Respiratory, and Urinary Systems
Analyze the homeostatic processes of the respiratory and urinary systems.
Explain the functions of the urinary system.
Explain the functions of the respiratory system.
Explain the functions of the digestive system.
Body Organization and Integumentary, Skeletal, and Muscular Systems
Explain the functions of the muscular system.
Explain the functions of the skeletal system.
Explain the functions of the integumentary system.
Explain the role of homeostasis functions in the human body.
Describe the organization of the human body.
Reproductive System and Human Development
Describe human chromosomal disorders and genetic diseases.
Describe the stages of human development.
Explain the functions of the reproductive system.
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