COURSE SYLLABUSSemester: FALLYear: 2018Mission Statement:Richard J. Daley College provides high-quality education which leads to academic success, careerdevelopment, and personal enrichment that fulfill diverse community needs.Course (Discipline): BiologyNumber: 226Section:ASYIAI#:_____Course Title:Human Structure and Function ILength of Course (Weeks): 15Credit Hours:4Lab Hours:4Contact Hours:6Meeting Day(s):SaturdayTimes: 8:00 AM to 1:25 PMBuilding:WSTIClassroom #:2212Syllabus can be found on Blackboard website at.Instructor’s Name: Maria NatividadE-mail Address:[email protected]Phone #:Office #:Building:Arturo Velazquez Institute (AVI)Office hours:1:35 PM to 2:35 PMCourse Description:Human Anatomy and Physiology. This laboratory course is recommended for those contemplating acareer in the health professions and emphasizes the structure and function of the humanbody.Microscopic and gross anatomy are correlated with physiology. Writing assignments, asappropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.Course Prerequisites:Prerequisite: Biology 121 or consent of Department chairperson.Students Course is Expected to Serve:This laboratory course is intended for those contemplating a career in the healthcare professions.Course Objectives:1.Understand basic reference systems for body organization.2.Define directional, anatomical, and medical terms used in association with the human body.3.Compare levels of structural organization that make up the human body.4.Classify the tissues of the human body according to type, structure, and function.5.Define the skin as an organ of the integumentary system and list the various derivations of theskin.6.List principal components, foramina, and markings of both the axial and appendicular skeleton.7.Define articulation and contrast the kinds of movement allowed in various joints in the humanbody.
8.List the characteristics of the three kinds of muscle tissue and the principal events involved inmuscle contraction.9.List the principal skeletal muscles in the different regions of the body by name, action, origin,and insertion10. Classify the nervous system into its various divisions.11. List the sequence of events involved in the initiation, transmission, and inhibition of a nerveimpulse.12. Identify the structural and functional characteristics of the brain, brainstem, and cranial nerves.13. Discuss the various chemical transmitter substances found in the brain.14. Compare the origin, neuronal components, and destination of the various motor, sensory, andintegrative pathways.15. Identify the structural and functional features of the autonomic nervous system.16. List the receptors and discuss the physiology of the various special senses.