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2023-2024 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
    
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BIOL 270 - Human Anatomy & Physiology I


Units: 4 ; Breadth Area: GE-B2, GE-B3
An integrated approach to essential concepts of human physiology and anatomy. Analysis of tissues, and of the skeletal, muscular, nervous, and endocrine systems. Lecture Units: 3; Lab Units: 1  

Strongly Recommended Preparation: High school biology and chemistry, or BIOL 101 and BIOL 102; CHEM 100.
Credit Restrictions: Not for BIOL B.S. or B.A. degree credit.

Possible Instructional Methods: On-ground or Hybrid.
Grading: A-F grading only.
Breadth Area(s) Satisfied: GE-B2 - Lower Division Life Sciences, GE-B3 - Lower Division Laboratory Activity
Course Typically Offered: Fall & Spring


Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
 

  1. Develop a vocabulary of appropriate terminology to effectively communicate information related to anatomy and physiology;
  2. Recognize the anatomical structures and explain the physiological functions of body systems;
  3. Recognize and explain the principle of homeostasis and the use of feedback loops to control physiological systems in the human body;
  4. Use anatomical knowledge to predict physiological consequences, and use knowledge of function to predict the features of anatomical structures;
  5. Recognize and explain the interrelationships within and between anatomical and physiological systems of the human body;
  6. Synthesize ideas to make a connection between knowledge of anatomy and physiology and real-world situations, including healthy lifestyle decisions and homeostatic imbalances;
  7. Demonstrate laboratory procedures used to examine anatomical structures and evaluate physiological functions of each organ system;
  8. Interpret graphs of anatomical and physiological data.


B2. Life Sciences Learning Outcomes
 

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of scientific theories, concepts, and data about the life sciences;
  2. demonstrate an understanding of scientific practices, including the scientific method; and
  3. describe the potential limits of scientific endeavors, including the accepted standards and ethics associated with scientific inquiry.
B3. Laboratory Activity Learning Outcomes
 

  1. Apply their knowledge of scientific theories, concepts, and data about the physical and sciences through laboratory activities;
  2. apply their understanding of scientific practices, including the scientific method in a laboratory setting; and
  3. demonstrate accepted standards and ethics associated with scientific inquiry, while completing laboratory activities.



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