Focuses on human anatomy and physiology with emphases on ethics, the environment and related health and wellness issues. Starts with an overview of basic cell chemistry and biology including DNA, cell division and cancer. Explores the 4 major types of tissue type, followed by the integument, the skeletomuscular system and its interaction with the nervous system. Addresses developmental processes throughout. Covers human evolution and ecology with a focus on the global environment. The lab component examines the structure and function of the human body by studying anatomical structure, virtual and inquiry based physiological experiments and continues emphasis on ethics, the environment and related health and wellness issues. Topics studied include cell biology, cell reproduction, tissues, the skeleton, articulations, muscle tissue and muscles. Human Biology I and II can be taken in any sequence. Additional course fee required. Falls. (SIDI)(WECO)
*All course information is from the 2014-2015 Catalog.