BIO 133 - Human Biology
A study of the structure and function of the human body. The cause and effects of certain diseases are also included. The course is designed for the career or non-science student.
NOTE: Students who successfully complete BIO 133 may, with the addition of BIO 132, complete the requirement for SUNY Natural Science General Education BIO 132 may be taken concurrently or in a later semester, but the student will not have satisfied the SUNY-NS requirement until both BIO 132 and BIO 133 are successfully completed.
SUNY General Education: SUNY-NS - Natural Sciences (SNSC)
MCC General Education: MCC-CT - Critical Thinking (MCT), MCC-SCI - Scientific Reasoning (MSCI)
Course Learning Outcomes
1.Apply the scientific method to the study of human biology.
2.Apply basic principles of chemistry to human biology.
3.Describe the structure of select human organelles, cells, tissues, or organs.
4.Describe the function of select human organelles, cells, tissues or organs.
5.Provide examples of the relationship between structure and function in the human body.
6.Describe the components of select human organ systems.
7.Describe the functions of select human organ systems.
8.Explain the concept of homeostasis as it pertains to the human body.
9.Describe mechanisms used by the human body to achieve or maintain homeostasis.
10.Describe how factors such as age nutrition, drugs, pollutants, injury, disease, or stress can affect human health.
11.Use basic vocabulary common to life science and medical professionals.
Course Offered Fall and Spring