Anatomy and Physiology I

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COURSE NUMBER AND TITLE: BIOL 2401 Anatomy & Physiology I. CREDIT ... Marieb, Elaine, Human Anatomy & Physiology Lab Manual – Fetal Pig Version.

VERNON COLLEGE SYLLABUS DIVISION: Mathematics and Sciences

DATE: 2010-2011

COURSE NUMBER AND TITLE: BIOL 2401 Anatomy & Physiology I CREDIT HRS: 4 I.

HRS/WK LEC: 3

HRS/WK LAB: 3

LEC/LAB COMB: 6

VERNON COLLEGE GENERAL EDUCATION PHILOSOPHY STATEMENT General education at Vernon College reflects the institution’s deep conviction that successful, satisfying lives require a wide range of skills and knowledge. We are dedicated to providing educational opportunities that develop the academic, career, and personal capabilities of individuals so they may achieve self-fulfillment and participate fully and positively in a democratic society. Vernon College has identified the following college-level competencies generated from the general education core: GENERAL EDUCATION CORE COMPETENCIES: A.

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Critical Thinking: Students will evaluate the validity of their own and others’ ideas through questioning, analyzing, synthesizing, and evaluating results into the creative process. Communication/Interpersonal: Students will develop effective reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills to communicate verbally and nonverbally. Scientific and Mathematical Literacy: Students will apply an understanding of mathematical, natural, and behavioral scientific principles and methods to solve abstract and practical problems. Information Literacy: Students will develop the information literacy skills to confidently and competently locate, use, and evaluate information. Cultural Literacy: Students will develop an appreciation of human culture and its diversity and the role of the creative arts in society.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: Study of cells, tissues and the structure and function of human anatomy, including the integumentary, musculoskeletal, digestive systems to include basic nutrition and metabolism. Prerequisite: Texas Success Initiative complete in Reading and Writing. Highly recommended: BIOL 1406 and/or CHEM 1406. Lab Fee: $24.00; Special Fee: $12.00

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REQUIRED BACKGROUND: Prerequisite: Texas Success Initiative complete in Reading and Writing. Highly recommended: BIOL 1406 and/or CHEM 1406.

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COURSE NUMBER AND TITLE: BIOL 2401 Anatomy & Physiology I IV.

REQUIRED TEXTS, OTHER REFERENCE MATERIALS: •

Marieb, Elaine, Human Anatomy & Physiology. Cummings Publishing Co., 2010



Marieb, Elaine, Human Anatomy & Physiology Lab Manual – Fetal Pig Version. Ninth Edition. Benjamin Cummings Publishing Co., 2009



Internet access code for above text (comes prepackaged with text or bought separately)



Dissection Set

Eighth Edition.

Benjamin

Optional Texts:

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Marieb, Elaine. Anatomy & Physiology Coloring Workbook . Eighth Edition. Benjamin Cummings Publishing Co., 2006



Garrett, Lori. Get Ready for A&P. Pearson Benjamin Cummings Publishing Co., 2007

METHOD OF INSTRUCTION: Internet and Lecture Formats: 1. Lecture and/or reading of text and notes available online 2. Discussions and/or papers on relevant or controversial subjects 3. Audio-visual and interactive aids 4. If by internet, weekly contact with instructor (more often if necessary) Laboratory sessions are also required each week with emphasis placed on selected vertebrate dissections and laboratory exercises to reinforce the learning process. Students desiring auxiliary aids and services for this course should make their requests to the instructor and the Special Services Director.

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COURSE CONTENT: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

Introduction to the Human Body Inorganic Chemistry Basic Biochemistry Cell Structure & Function Tissues Integumentary System

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COURSE NUMBER AND TITLE: BIOL 2401 Anatomy & Physiology I 7. 8. 9. 10. VII.

Skeletal System Muscular System Digestive System Metabolism

LEARNER OUTCOMES: By the end of this course each student should be able to: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

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Discuss the composition of the human body at the atomic, molecular, cellular, tissue, and organ levels of organization. Identify various structures of cells, tissues, and organs. Discuss the physiology and anatomy of the human integumentary, skeletal, muscular, & digestive systems. Discuss human disease including the etiology, physiological effects, and methods of control for the integumentay, muscular, skeletal, and digestive systems. Demonstrate proper safety procedures associated with the laboratory, and with the dissection and identification of prepared specimens.

ASSESSMENT: Learner Outcomes are evaluated in both lecture and laboratory settings. Evaluation will be based on testing, classroom or internet participation, evidence of preparation, attendance, or any combination of the above. In addition, students may be required to prepare a project requiring use of the library and their writing skills.

Vernon College does not discriminate on the basis of color, race, gender, age, religion, national origin, or disability.