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Course Number:
BI 122
Course Title:
Introduction to Human Anatomy & Physiology II
Credit Hours:
4
Lecture Hours:
30
Lecture/Lab Hours:
0
Lab Hours:
30

Course Description

Surveys the endocrine, lymphatic, cardiovascular, digestive, respiratory, reproductive, and urinary systems with some coverage of human development, human genetics, and immunology. Involves lecture discussions complemented by physiological laboratory exercises, dissections, microscopy, and multimedia. Prerequisites: BI 121, and (WR 115 and RD 115) or IRW 115 and MTH 20 or equivalent placement. Audit available.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon completion of the course students should be able to:

  1. Apply to clinical scenarios the concepts, knowledge, and appropriate terminology of the cell structure and function, histology, gross anatomy, and physiology of several organ systems (endocrine, lymphatic, cardiovascular, digestive, respiratory, reproductive, and urinary systems), as well as human development, human genetics, and immunology.
  2. Research and critically evaluate various sources of information related to these systems, in order to discern reliable scientific information from unsourced information and pseudoscience.
  3. Communicate information related to these systems through written, verbal, or multimedia formats, in order to assess current knowledge, answer investigative questions, and explore new questions for additional research.
  4. Evaluate information on human health and medical research related to its social, environmental, and ethical implications as a responsible member of society.
  5. Use scientific laboratory equipment in order to gather and analyze data on human anatomy and physiology.
  6. Demonstrate how these human organ systems are interrelated to apply a holistic approach to human health.

Quantitative Reasoning

Students completing an associate degree at Portland Community College will be able to analyze questions or problems that impact the community and/or environment using quantitative information.

General education philosophy statement

BI 122 Introduction to Anatomy & Physiology II is a course that surveys various human organ systems, including the endocrine, lymphatic, cardiovascular, digestive, respiratory, reproductive, and urinary systems. The course also introduces human development, human genetics, and immunology. Students learn the structure and function of these organ systems, what diseases result from dysfunction of these organ systems, and how environmental factors may contribute to health outcomes. This increases their understanding of how their bodies work, as well as how physical and social environments can influence body function. Students analyze quantitative and qualitative data, in order to distinguish between healthy physiological function and disease states. Ethical and social considerations of maintaining health, or addressing health disparities, are discussed.

Outcome Assessment Strategies

Course outcome assessment will be achieved using a combination of the following: case studies, group projects, individual projects, quizzes, tests, in-class activities, laboratory activities, presentations, and journals.

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

  1. Endocrine System

    1. Identify the hormones and glands of the human endocrine system

    2. Define hormone

    3. Describe the synthesis, storage, release, and function of human hormones

    4. Outline the mechanism(s) for hormonal feedback

    5. Explain the role of the endocrine system in homeostasis of the human body

    6. Describe diseases/disorders associated with the endocrine system

  2. Cardiovascular System

    1. Identify the major components of the human cardiovascular system

    2. Describe the function(s) of the major components of the human cardiovascular system

    3. Differentiate between systemic, pulmonary, and cardiac circulation

    4. Outline the steps in blood clotting

    5. Discuss the production, regulation, and function of blood components

    6. Differentiate between the types of blood vessels

    7. Describe the control of blood pressure, heart rate, stroke volume, and blood volume

    8. Describe the heart conduction system

    9. Explain the role of the cardiovascular system in homeostasis of the human body

    10. Describe diseases/disorders associated with the cardiovascular system

  3. Lymphatic System

    1. Describe the function(s) of the human lymphatic system

    2. Identify the components of the human lymphatic system

    3. Correlate the cardiovascular and lymphatic systems

    4. Explain the role of the lymphatic system in homeostasis of the human body

    5. Describe diseases/disorders associated with the lymphatic system

  4. Immunology

    1. Identify the principle components of human immunity

    2. Differentiate between humoral and cellular immunity

    3. Describe the major function(s) of the principle components of the human immune system

    4. Explain the role of the immune system in homeostasis of the human body

    5. Describe diseases/disorders associated with the immune system

  5. Digestive System

    1. Identify the principle components of the human digestive system

    2. Explain the function(s) of the principle components of the human digestive system

    3. Describe the processes involved in the ingestion, digestion, absorption, and elimination of organic molecules

    4. Understand the process of cellular respiration

    5. Discuss the role(s) of enzymes and hormones in the digestive process

    6. Explain the role of the digestive system in homeostasis of the human body

    7. Describe diseases/disorders associated with the digestive system

  6. Respiratory System

    1. Identify the principle components of the human respiratory system

    2. Describe the major function(s) of the principle components of the human respiratory system

    3. Explain the processes of gas exchanges in the respiratory system

    4. Describe the relationship between the respiratory and cardiovascular systems

    5. Describe the regulatory mechanisms of the respiratory system

    6. Explain the role of the respiratory system in homeostasis of the human body

    7. Describe diseases/disorders associated with the respiratory system

  7. Urinary System

    1. Identify the principle components of the human urinary system

    2. Describe the major function(s) of the principle components of the human urinary system

    3. Discuss the formation of urine

    4. Describe the regulatory mechanisms of the urinary system

    5. Explain the role of the urinary system in homeostasis of the human body

    6. Describe diseases/disorders associated with the urinary system

  8. Reproductive System

    1. Identify the principle components of the average male and female human reproductive system

    2. Describe the major function(s) of the principle components of the average male and female human reproductive system

    3. Outline the steps in gametogenesis in average males and females

    4. Discuss regulatory mechanisms in average male and female reproductive systems

    5. Explain the role of the reproductive system in homeostasis of the human body

    6. Describe diseases/disorders associated with the reproductive system

  9. Genetics

    1. Outline the mechanisms of inheritance in humans

    2. Discuss patterns of transmission in human heredity

    3. Describe diseases/disorders associated with human heredity

  10. Development

    1. Describe the stages of human embryonic development