BI 105 : Human Biology for Health Science Careers

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Biology for Health Sciences



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Course Description

Outlines anatomical structures and functions of the human body. Examines roles and interrelationships of body systems across the lifespan and identifies medical terminology for selected organs and function. Prepares students to enter Licensed Massage Therapist, Medical Assisting, Pharmacy Technician, and Health Information Management programs at COCC.

Course learning outcomes

1. Recognize anatomical language using medical terminology.
2. Identify anatomical descriptions and anatomy of selected organs in body systems.
3. Describe the functional role of each body system across the lifespan.
4. Analyze selected pathologies for each body system including signs, symptoms, etiologies, diagnostic techniques, and treatment modalities.

Content outline

Content will include introductions to:

  1. Anatomic Descriptions and Fundamental Body Structures
  2. Nervous System and Special Senses
  3. Integumentary System
  4. Muscular System
  5. Skeletal System
  6. Respiratory System
  7. Immune System
  8. Digestive System
  9. Endocrine Systems
  10. Urinary and Reproductive Systems

Required materials

Textbook is required. Regular internet access and access to a functioning computer are required for this course when it is taught online.

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