An examination of structure, function, development and homeostatic interaction in higher organisms with special emphasis on human body systems.
This course will convey to the student that we are indeed fearfully and wonderfully made (Psalm 139). It will help the student gain a better appreciation and understanding of how each part of the body functions distinctly, yet in concert with all the other parts to form a beautifully engineered biological machine, the human body. BIOL 102 is an approved general education science course for non-technical (science, math, and engineering) majors.
Textbook readings, other assigned readings, and lecture presentations
Course Requirements Checklist
After reading the Course Syllabus and Student Expectations, the student will complete the related checklist found in the Course Overview.
Discussions are collaborative learning experiences. Therefore, the student will create a thread in response to the provided prompt. Each thread must be at least 250 words and demonstrate course-related knowledge. In addition to the thread, the student is required to reply to 2 other classmates’ threads. Each reply must be at least 125 words. This assignment aligns with the following FSLOs: SSI 1, SSI 3, SSI 4
Homework Chapter Assignments (8)
The student will complete an online assignment each Module: Week in Cengage’s Mindtap digital platform. These assignments will reinforce and assess what is read in the course textbook and presented in the course presentations.
The student will complete a crossword puzzle using terms to match definitions pertaining to the Learn materials.
Each quiz will cover the Learn material for the Module: Week in which it is assigned. Each quiz will be open-book/open-notes, which means the student may refer only to his or her personal notes and materials for this course during the assessment. Quizzes will contain a mix of 25 multiple choice, true/false, and short answer/essay questions and have a 1-hour time limit. Quiz questions will be presented one at a time.