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Course Descriptions

BIO 133 - Human Biology

3 Credits

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.

New SUNY General Education: SUNY - Natural Sciences (and Scientific Reasoning)

Retiring SUNY General Education: SUNY-NS - Natural Sciences (SNSC)

*NOTE: This course only meets SUNY General Education requirements when both BIO 133 and BIO 132 are successfully completed.*

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, Spring

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Fall Semester 2024
Summer Session 2024