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Course level: Undergraduate
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.
- BIO/101 – Principles of Biology OR
- a minimum of 3 college credits of Biology
What you'll learn
Course skills and outcomes
Body Organization and Integumentary, Skeletal, and Muscular Systems
- Describe the organization of the human body.
- Explain the role of homeostasis functions in the human body.
- Explain the functions of the integumentary system.
- Explain the functions of the skeletal system.
- Explain the functions of the muscular system.
Digestive, Respiratory, and Urinary Systems
- Explain the functions of the digestive system.
- Explain the functions of the respiratory system.
- Explain the functions of the urinary system.
- Analyze the homeostatic processes of the respiratory and urinary systems.
Blood, Cardiovascular, and Lymphatic Systems and Immunity
- Explain the functions of blood and the cardiovascular system.
- Explain the functions of the lymphatic-immune system.
Nervous System, Senses, and Endocrine System
- Explain the functions of the nervous system.
- Explain the functions of the senses.
- Explain the functions of the endocrine system.
Reproductive System and Human Development
- Explain the functions of the reproductive system.
- Describe the stages of human development.
- Describe human chromosomal disorders and genetic diseases.