BIO 9 Human Biology (4)
Lec-52.5, Lab-52.5, field trips
Credit, Degree Applicable
An introduction to scientific and biological principles through the study of humans as exemplary organisms. Lectures and laboratory exercises will explore current scientific issues, develop critical thinking skills, and examine the structure and function of the human body in relation to health and disease.
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Critique scientific information in the media for accuracy and reliability.
- Outcome 2: Apply scientific method to laboratory investigations including designing experiments and interpreting quantitative information using graphs.
- Outcome 3: Relate the structure and function of the building blocks of life from microscopic to macroscopic levels.
- Outcome 4: Integrate the effects of genetic and environmental influences on health and evolution.
- Outcome 5: Explain the flow of chemicals and energy through living and non-living systems.
- Outcome 6: Evaluate the impact of humans on the environment.