Dec 09, 2022  
2022-2023 College Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
2022-2023 College Catalog and Student Handbook
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BIOL 1730 - Basic Anatomy and Physiology


Academic Division:

Health Sciences


Academic Discipline:

Biology


Assistant Dean: Leesa Cox, MBA, PTA
4 Credit(s)
This course presents the basic terms and concepts that deal with the structure and processes of the human body. It involves examination of the body as a whole, the cell, and tissues. The basic structure and physiology of the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous, cardiovascular, lymphatic, respiratory, digestive, urinary, reproductive, and endocrine systems are presented. Laboratory exercises enhance and support the lecture topics and include microscopy, the study of models, specimen dissection, cadaver study, and physiological experiments. Day - F, Sp Evening - F, Sp UG
3 Lecture Hour(s);
Required Prerequisite Course(s): Take ENGL 0040 ; (minimum grade of C-); OR qualifying placement test scores

Required Concurrent Course(s): Take BIOL 1730L  

College Wide Outcomes
College-Wide Learning Outcomes Assessments - - How it is met & When it is met
Communication – Written  
Communication – Speech  
Intercultural Knowledge and Competence  
Critical Thinking  
Information Literacy  
Quantitative Literacy  

 



Student Learning Outcomes for Course
Outcomes Assessments – How it is met & When it is met

1. Describe the body planes and organization and apply these to appropriate models, drawings, and specimens.

Exams, quizzes, practical lab tests throughout the semester

2. Define homeostasis and explain some common examples that apply to the human body.

Exams, quizzes, practical lab tests throughout the semester

3. Identify selected cell structures on models or drawings and state the functions of these cell parts.

Exams, quizzes, practical lab tests throughout the semester
4. List and identify the stages of cell mitosis. Exams, quizzes, practical lab tests throughout the semester

5. Distinguish between diffusion, osmosis, filtration, and active transports.

Exams, quizzes, practical lab tests throughout the semester

6. Describe and locate examples of the major tissues of the body and explain their general function.

Exams, quizzes, practical lab tests throughout the semester
7. Identify the bones of the skeleton Exams, quizzes, practical lab tests throughout the semester

8. Distinguish between axial and appendicular skeleton and identify selected examples of bone processes, depressions, and holes

Exams, quizzes, practical lab tests throughout the semester

9. Identify and locate selected major muscles of the human body and state their general action

Exams, quizzes, practical lab tests throughout the semester

10. Briefly describe or identify the microscopic organization of muscle cells and state their role in muscle contraction.

Exams, quizzes, practical lab tests throughout the semester

11. Identify and describe the basic microscopic and macroscopic anatomical components of the nervous system and explain their general functional roles in communication, control, and integration.

Exams, quizzes, practical lab tests throughout the semester

12. Identify selected structures of the eye and state their functional role in vision

Exams, quizzes, practical lab tests throughout the semester

13. Identify and describe the basic microscopic and macroscopic anatomical components of the cardiovascular system and summarize their functional roles in transport and hemodynamics

Exams, quizzes, practical lab tests throughout the semester

14. Briefly describe the overall functions of the lymphatic system and its general circulation.

Exams, quizzes, practical lab tests throughout the semester

15. Identify and describe the basic microscopic and macroscopic anatomical components of the respiratory system and state their basic functional roles in external and internal respiratory processes.

Exams, quizzes, practical lab tests throughout the semester

16. Identify the basic macroscopic and a few microscopic anatomical components of the digestive system and state their basic functional roles in nutrition, digestion, absorption, metabolism, and  elimination.

Exams, quizzes, practical lab tests throughout the semester

17. Identify and describe the basic microscopic and macroscopic anatomical components of the urinary system and state their basic functional roles in body fluid homeostasis including pH control, fluid balance and electrolyte balance.

Exams, quizzes, practical lab tests throughout the semester

18. Identify and describe the basic microscopic and macroscopic anatomical components of the reproductive system and explain their general functional roles in reproduction and inheritance.

Exams, quizzes, practical lab tests throughout the semester

19. Identify the major endocrine glands and state their hormonal secretions and the general actions of these hormones.

Exams, quizzes, practical lab tests throughout the semester

 



Standard Grading Scale
93-100      A

90 - 92      A-

87- 89       B+

83 - 86      B

80 -82       B-

77- 79       C+

73 - 76      C

70 -72       C-

67- 69       D+

63 - 66      D

60 -62       D-

00- 59       F


Statement on Diversity
North Central State College believes that every student is a valued and equal member of the community.*  Every student brings different experiences to the College, and all are important in enriching academic life and developing greater understanding and appreciation of one another. Therefore, NC State College creates an inclusive culture in which students feel comfortable sharing their experiences. Discrimination and prejudice have no place on the campus, and the College takes any complaint in this regard seriously. Students encountering aspects of the instruction that result in barriers to their sense of being included and respected should contact the instructor, assistant dean, or dean without fear of reprisal. 

*Inclusive of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin (ancestry), military status (past, present or future), disability, age (40 years or older), status as a parent during pregnancy and immediately after the birth of a child, status as a parent of a young child, status as a foster parent, genetic information, or sexual orientation, 


Standard NCSC Course Policies
Important information regarding College Procedures and Policies can be found on the syllabus supplement located at this link

 

 


TEXTBOOK INFORMATION
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