House Bill 2504 Fall 2011 Course Syllabus BIOL-2401-01 - Anatomy and Physiology I
Fall 2011 Course Syllabus
BIOL-2401-01 - Anatomy and Physiology I
|Instructor||Longlet, Nancy Joann|
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|Course Description||Study of the structure and function of human anatomy, including the neuroendocrine, integumentary, musculoskeletal, digestive, urinary, reproductive, respiratory, and circulatory systems.|
|Course Prerequisites||Basic skills and competency in reading, writing, and math.|
Anatomy and Physiology 6th ed. by Kenneth S. Saladin, McGraw-Hill Higher Education, ISBN 007-790-575-x. This is the ISBN number for a special bundle of the textbook and access code for A&P Revealed 3.0 website that is available only at the LSCPA bookstore. The ISBN number for the textbook without the access code is ISBN 007-337-825-9. The A&PRevealed access code will be very helpful in lab.
LAB: A Visual Analogy Guide to Human Anatomy 2nd ed, by Paul Krieger. Morton Publishing Company. ISBN:089582-800-6. You may be able to use a first edition. The ISBN numbers for the first edition are: ISBN-10: 0895826593, or ISBN-13: 9780895826596. Check with your lab instructor on whether the first edition is okay to use.
|Attendance Policy||Excessive absence and/or missing exams may result in an instructor-initiated drop. ALL EXAMS ARE REQUIRED AND WILL BE COUNTED IN DETERMINING YOUR GRADE!!|
|Course Grading Scale||90 - 100 = A 80 - 89 = B 70 - 79 = C 60 - 69 = D Below 59 = F|
|Determination of Final Grade||
Your grade in both the lecture and lab component of this class will be based soley on your exam grades. The average for the lecture component will be calculated by the average of your 5 lecture exams. The average for the lab component will be calculated by the average of your 4 lab exams.
The lecture average will account for 75% of the final course grade. The remaining 25% will be determined from the Lab average. LAB PARTICIPATION IS REQUIRED.
|Final Exam Date||December 9, 2011 - 8:00 AM|
LECTURE EXAM SUMMARY
Date Exam Topic
M 9/12 1 Chs 1, 2, 3
M 10/3 2 Chs 4, 5, 6, 7
M 10/31 3 Chs 9, 10, 11, 12
W 11/23 4 Chs 13, 14, 15, 16
Th 12/9 Final Ch 17
|Calendar of Lecture Topics and Major Assignment Due Dates||
Biology 2401-01 MWF 9:00
Preview of Coming Attractions
An outline of the lecture dates, topics to be covered and exam dates is given below. Please note that this outline is subject to change throughout the semester as the need arises. i.e., we may spend more or less time of a particular topic as need dictates. You will be given advanced notice if the dates for any of the exams are changed. These changes will be announced at the beginning of class, it is YOUR responsibility to be there to learn of any changes.
Day Date Pages Feature Presentation(s)
M 8/22 7-16 Introduction, General Info, Terminology
W 8/24 16-41 Terminology, Homeostasis
F 8/26 42-50 General Chemistry, atoms, ions, molecules, chemical bonds
M 8/29 50-62 Water, Acid/base, pH, Organic compounds - carbohydrates
W 8/31 62-77 Organic Compounds - Lipids, Proteins, Protein function, Nucleic Acids
F 9/2 78-90, 102-110 Cell Theory, Cell membrane, Organelles
M 9/5 Labor Day Holiday
W 9/7 91-94 Passive Transport systems; Diffusion, Facilitated Diffusion, Osmosis
F 9/9 95-100 Osmosis, Active Systems; Active transport pumps, Endocytosis, Exocytosis
M 9/12 Exam 1 Chapters 1, 2, 3
W 9/14 114-122 DNA, RNA, Genetic Code
F 9/16 122-129 Protein synthesis
M 9/19 129-139 DNA Replication, Cell Cycle, Mitosis
W 9/21 143-162 Histology, Epithelial & Connective tissue
F 9/23 162-176 Histology, Muscle tissue, Nerve tissue, Glands, Tissue Growth & Repair
M 9/26 180-201 Integumentary system
W 9/28 207-228 Bone tissue, Skeletal system, Bone homeostasis, fracture healing
F 9/30 233-274 Skeletal system
M 10/3 Exam 2 Chapters 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
W 10/5 279-297 Joint classifications
F 10/7 313-318 Muscle function, Muscle fascicle arrangement
M 10/10 401-409 Structure of skeletal muscle tissue, actin, myosin, and sarcomeres
W 10/12 409-415 Neuromuscular junction, excitation contraction coupling
F 10/14 416-422 Excitation contraction coupling, motor units, recruitment
M 10/17 423-433 Muscle energy, oxygen debt, muscle fiber types
W 10/19 439- Nervous system overview, Central nervous system
F 10/21 Peripheral Nervous system
M 10/24 441-451 Neurons, Neuroglial cells
W 10/26 451-464 Electrophysiology, action potentials
F 10/28 465-472 Electrophysiology, action potentials, synapses, cessation of signaling
M 10/31 Exam 3 Chapters 9, 10, 11, 12
W 11/2 478-486 Spinal cord anatomy, meninges, spinal nerve tracts
F 11/4 486-500 Spinal nerve tracts, Spinal nerves
M 11/7 500-508 Somatic reflexes
W 11/9 512-521 Brain anatomy, brain ventricles, cerebrospinal fluid
F 11/11 521-546 Brainstem, Cerebral lobes, cerebral functions
Day Date Pages Feature Presentation(s)
M 11/14 546-557 Cranial nerves
W 11/16 562-568 Autonomic Nervous system, ANS neural pathways, Sympathetic NS
F 11/18 569-577 Parasympathetic NS, neurotransmitters, dual innervation
M 11/21 583-610 Sensory receptors, receptor potentials, classification of receptors
W 11/23 Exam 4 Chapters 13, 14, 15, 16
F 11/25 Thanksgiving Holiday
M 11/28 634-637, 655-667 Exocrine vs Endocrine, types of hormones
W 11/30 637-645, 668 Hypothalamus, Anterior pituitary
F 12/2 646-647, 668-669 Posterior pituitary, Thyroid, Thyroid regulation, Parathyroid
M 12/5 647-652 Adrenal cortex, Gonads, Pancreas, Diabetes mellitus
W 12/7 670-673 Diabetes Mellitus, Pineal, Thymus, Gonads
F 12/9 FINAL EXAM 8:30-10:30
|General Education/Core Curriculum Student Learning Outcomes||
|Program Student Learning Outcomes||
3. Uses critical thinking skills
A. Identifies problem, argument, or issue (to determine extent of information needed)
C. Constructs possible solutions or prediction or consequences
D. Uses logical, sound reasoning to justify conclusion
4. Demonstrates technology literacy
A. Locates needed information using the appropriate technological tool or device
6. Applies mathematical and scientific principles
C. Applies problem-solving skills in mathematical or scientific principles needed to complete task
|Course Student Learning Outcomes||
1. Demonstrate an understanding of anatomical terminology, general biological chemistry, and the role of the cell and cell membrane in maintaining homeostasis throughout the body. (PSLOs 3A, 3C, 3D, 4A, 6C)
2. Demonstrates an understanding of the structure and function of nucleic acids and their role in protein synthesis, as well as the structure and function of epithelial tissues and the skeletal system including knowledge of specific bones. (PSLOs 3A, 3C, 3D, 4A, 6C)
3. Demonstrate an understanding of the structure and function of the muscular system including knowledge of specific muscles, the organization of the nervous system, and the electrophysiology involved in membrane potential and action potential generation. (PSLOs 3A, 3C, 3D, 4A, 6C)
4. Demonstrate an understanding of the structure and function of the various components the brain and spinal cord, the autonomic nervous system, and sensory organs in the body. (PSLOs 3A, 3C, 3D, 4A, 6C)
5. Demonstrate an understanding of the structure, function, and regulation of the endocrine system and the role it plays in maintaining homeostasis throughout the body. (PSLOs 3A, 3C, 3D, 4A, 6C)
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