Apr 21, 2024  
2023-2024 College Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
2023-2024 College Catalog and Student Handbook
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BIOL 1710 - Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology


Academic Division:

Health Sciences


Academic Discipline:

Biology


Assistant Dean: Leesa Cox, MBA, PTA
3 Credit(s)
This course is an introductory study of life processes and biological principles. Special reference to the human organism is used in describing the nature of life-sustaining functions. Cellular function and the structure and function of the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous, endocrine, cardiovascular, lymphatic, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive systems are introduced. Laboratory experiences are designed to supplement the lecture topics and include microscopy, the study of models, specimen dissection, cadaver study and physiological experiments. (OTM approved course in Natural Sciences TMNS) UG
2 Lab Hour(s)
2 Lecture Hour(s);
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 general organization. Exams, quizzes, practical lab tests throughout the semester
2. Identify selected cell structures and briefly state their functions. Exams, quizzes, practical lab tests throughout the semester
3. Define homeostasis, mitosis, diffusion, osmosis, and active transport Exams, quizzes, practical lab tests throughout the semester
4. List the major tissue types and state their general functions. Exams, quizzes, practical lab tests throughout the semester
5. Identify on models and drawings, selected microscopic and macroscopic components of the skin, skeleton, muscular, nervous, sensory, endocrine, circulatory, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive systems. Exams, quizzes, practical lab tests throughout the semester
6. Briefly explain or summarize the functional roles of selected organs or tissues and their parts in the various body systems. 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

 

 





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