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COURSE NUMBER: BIOL 207
COURSE TITLE: Human Anatomy
NAME OF INSTRUCTOR: Dr Annerieke Wolmarans
CREDIT WEIGHT AND WEEKLY TIME DISTRIBUTION: credits 3(hrs lect 3 - hrs sem 0 - hrs lab 3)
COURSE DESCRIPTION: This introductory survey course of general human morphology is designed to provide students with a systematic description of the anatomical structures of the human body. This includes gross and microscopic anatomy of the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous, cardiovascular, lymphatic, respiratory, endocrine, digestive, urinary, and reproductive systems. Labs include various dissections and in-depth examination of the musculoskeletal system with specific attention to the upper and lower extremities, articulations, and surface anatomy. Critical thinking and appreciation for health and disease from a gross anatomical perspective are emphasized.

Same as KINS 207.

Prerequisites: Biology 30 or Science 30 (Students who intend to use Science 30 as a prerequisite must consult with and have the consent of the instructor)
REQUIRED TEXTS:
  • Human Anatomy by F.H. Martini, R.B. Tallitsch and J.L. Nath, 9th Edition, Pearson Benjamin Cummings, 2018.
MARK DISTRIBUTION IN PERCENT:
Midterm I 18%
Midterm II 18%
Case Studies (2)12%
Online Forum Participation10%
Laboratory Exercises 20%
Final exam 22%
100%
COURSE OBJECTIVES: After completion of BIOL 207/KINS 207, students will be able to
  • understand the major structural principles that govern the organization of the human body
  • recognize and identify the morphology of the major structures in the human body using correct terminology
  • describe and explain the relationships, interactions, and functions of the major structures in the human body
  • evaluate and apply the clinical relevance of anatomic structures
LECTURE SCHEDULE:
  • Introductory Lectures
    • Introduction to the human body, body organization and terminology
    • The Cell
    • Tissue Types
  • Integumentary System:
    • Integumentary system
  • Skeletal System:
    • Introduction to skeletal tissue
    • Axial skeleton
    • Appendicular skeleton & Joints
  • Muscle System:
    • Introduction to muscles
    • Axial musculature
    • Appendicular musculature
  • Circulatory System:
    • Heart and organization of blood vessels
    • Blood and lymphatic vascular systems
  • Respiratory System:
    • Respiratory System
  • Nervous System:
    • Neuron and brain structure
    • Spinal cord pathways
    • Peripheral and autonomic nervous system
    • Cranial nerves
  • Endocrine System:
    • Endocrine System
  • Digestive System:
    • Digestive System I
    • Digestive system II
  • Urinary System:
    • Urinary system
  • Reproductive System:
    • Female reproductive system
    • Male reproductive system
    • Embryology
LABORATORY SCHEDULE:
  • Tissue Types
  • Skeletal System
  • Literacy Session
  • Skeletal & Muscle System
  • Presentation of Case Studies
  • Cardiovascular & Respiratory System
  • Nervous System
  • Digestive System
  • Urinary & Reproductive System
  • Presentation of Case Studies


Required texts, assignments, and grade distributions may vary from one offering of this course to the next. Please consult the course instructor for up to date details.

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