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Ryerson University CBLG600 Spring Semester 2018 Page 1General Course Information for cBLG600 Physiology Spring 2018 Course Prerequisites:cBLG 143, cBLG 144, cBLG 311 (or their equivalents)Course Antirequisites:BLG601Course Instructor Dr. Bill Ju, Associate Professor, Teaching Stream Wetmore Hall 105C, New College (University of Toronto) Email: [email protected]- contact using Ryerson email/D2L Portal Office hours will be posted on the D2L Portal and also available by e-mail appointment General Course Description and Overview A systematic approach to the function of the main physiological systems and their integration and interaction in the human body. Functions of the integumentary, immune, circulatory, skeletal, muscular, respiratory, nervous, endocrine, gastrointestinal, urinary and reproductive systems will be discussed throughout the course taking into account the physiological consequences of disease, aging, exercise, and pregnancy are also considered. Course Website Course material will be made available and can be accessed through the D2L learning space made available through logging in to Lectures Tuesdayand Thursdayevenings 6:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M–TRS 3176 (Ted Rogers School of Management) A tentative lecture schedule is included at the end of this document. Lecture outlines, including required readings, will be posted on the D2L learning portal. Case studies will also be included throughout the course to highlight and emphasize various systems. Textbook There are NO required textbooks required in this course although any general Anatomy and Physiology textbook is recommended. Lectures will also be supplemented by primary research articles from various journals.How you will be evaluated in the course Term tests: 40%(2 x 20%) *Group assignments: 5%Written assignment: 15%Final examination (“semi”-cumulative): 40% *Test and assignment grades will be posted on the D2L learning portal. Each student will have access to only his/her grades. The grades for the first test and for assignments will normally be posted within one week of the test date wherever possible.Course Learning Objectives Upon successful completion of cBLG 600 students will be able to demonstrate: xknowledge and critical understanding of various principles and topics in physiology and their clinical applications, particularly of the nervous, endocrine, reproductive, muscular, circulatory, respiratory, urinary, digestive and immune systemsxknowledge and critical understanding of the physiological consequences of disease, aging and exercisexproblem-solving abilitiesxability to collaborate effectively (i.e. to work in groups)xwritten communication skills that incorporate accurate and reliable scientific critical analysis
Ryerson University CBLG600 Spring Semester 2018 Page 2General Course Policies The Department of Chemistry and Biology website () has links to all the important forms (e.g. medical, religious observance) and policies (e.g. Course Management, Academic