BIO 115 : Survey of Human Anatomy and Physiology

A one-semester survey of organs and systems of the human body with regard to basic structure and function. Cells, tissues, chemistry and abnormalities will be considered. Laboratory activities reinforce information discussed in class. Three lecture hours and two laboratory hours per week. This course does not substitute for BIO 111, BIO 121, BIO 233 or BIO 234. Competency met: Scientific Reasoning and Discovery Fall, Spring, Summer

Upon completion of this course, students should be able to:

  1. Differentiate between Anatomy and Physiology.
  2. Discuss how structure dictates function in the body.
  3. Describe the structure and function of the Integumentary System, Skeletal System, Muscular System, Nervous System, Circulatory System, Respiratory System, Digestive System, Urinary System, Endocrine System and Reproductive System.
  4. Identify organs from all the major systems on models and/or dissected specimens.
  5. Identify Tissue types under the microscope.