Course Description: Opportunities and challenges in biomedical sciences; business of science, ethics, model systems, cellular and systemic physiology.
Course Objectives: The overall goal of this course is to provide second semester students majoring in Biomedical Sciences exposure to subjects relevant to their major. These topics range from the "business" of science to science and ethics to model systems and finally to cellular and systemic physiology.
Students successfully completing this course will be able to:
Prerequisites: LIFE 102
Format: 3 credits - 2 hours lecture and 1 hour recitation per week
Semesters Offered: Spring
Coordinator: Russell Anthony
Vanderís Human Physiology: The Mechanism of Body Function, 12th edition.
|Week 1:||Biomedical Science Major and Introduction|
|Week 2:||Cells, Tissues, and Organs|
|Week 3:||The Nervous System|
|Week 4:||The Endocrine System|
|Week 5:||The Endocrine System continued (Exam #1)|
|Week 6:||The Muscular System|
|Week 7:||The Cardiovascular System|
|Week 8:||Cardiovascular System continued, Lymphatic System, Immune System|
|Week 9:||The Respiratory System|
|Week 10:||The Renal System (Exam #2)|
|Week 11:||The Digestive System|
|Week 13:||The Reproductive System|
|Week 14:||Reproductive System continued, Pregnancy|
|Week 15:||Growth and Development|
|Week 16:||Review for Exam #3|