MCD-SHO BIO 3411 Human Anatomy and Physiology I Syllabus Spring 2016 Moyer-2.doc

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Student Handout [SHO] or SyllabusBIO 3411 – Human Anatomy and Physiology ISpring Semester, 2016I.COURSE NUMBER, TITLE, AND CATALOG DESCRIPTIONBIO 3411 Human Anatomy and Physiology I 3,2An introduction to the study of human anatomyand physiology.Beginning with a quick overview of the chemical basis of life and a review of cellsand cellular metabolism.The remainder of the course will cover tissues and five systems (skin andthe integumentary system, skeletal system including joints, muscular system, cardiovascular system,and respiratory system).Prerequisite: BIO 1401 or BIO 1403.Note: Students who have alreadycompleted BIO 2400 Survey of Human Anatomy and Physiology are not allowed to take thiscourse for credit unless approved by the Director of the Biology Major and Division Chair. Identity– OtherII. OBJECTIVES OF THE COURSEThe student who successfully completes Human Anatomy and Physiology I will be able to:1.demonstrate a general understanding of the molecular, cellular, and histological features ofthe human body.2.identify the major human body parts and describe their locations using proper anatomicalterminology.3.explain the general physiological processes involved in the functioning of the major bodysystems covered in this course.4.appreciate the interdependencies of bodily systems and of the delicate balances that existwithin the body.5.to read primary literature articles from scientific and medical journals, write technicalabstracts of those articles, and adequately represent the content of those articles in oralpresentations to the class.6.elucidate attitudes and behaviors that are conducive to healthier living.III.INSTRUCTOR INFORMATIONProfessor:Dr. Michael A MoyerOffice:Building D, Rm. 162Telephone:512-313-5511 [office]; 512-288-5311 [home]Email address: [email protected]Office hours (subject to change as needed for meetings): MWF 8:30-9:30, MTWF 14:00-15:00, or by appointmentIV. CLASS TIMES & LOCATION(S)12:00-12:50 (MWF) lecture in D-21011:00-12:50 (T) lab in D-210V. PROPOSED TEXTBOOK(S) AND OTHER REQUIRED LEARNING MATERIALSRequired textbooks are:Shier, David, Jackie Butler and Ricki Lewis.Hole’s Human Anatomy & PhysiologyThirteenth Edition, The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc., New York, New York, 2013.ISBN 978- 0-07-337827-5Martin, Terry R.Hole’s Human Anatomy & Physiology Laboratory ManualThirteenth1
Edition, The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc., New York, New York, 2013.ISBN978-0-07-739074-7VI. COURSE MANAGEMENTA. Nature of course meetings and learning experiencesA variety of learning experiences are planned.Class attendance and active involvementin both lecture and lab sessions is expected.It is expected that the student will read theassigned chapter(s) by the time indicated on the syllabus.In other words read thematerial before I lecture on the material.I will not have time to cover everything in thebook, though you will be responsible for all of it.If you do not understand somethingthat you have read, you need to speak up and ask me about it.Chances are that you arenot the only student who did not understand it and if you do not ask I may not cover it,though you will still be responsible for knowing the material.You will be writing a paperduring this class and you will be making a short oral presentation on that paper.Luckilyfor you, there is only one section for lecture and lab this semester so you will have mefor both and that will not be an issue as both lecture and lab are aspects of your overallgrade.

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