Human Biology II
Description: This course is the second in a two part series covering a general study of human body, emphasizing basic concepts of human biology suitable for health science majors and as an elective for non-science majors. Concepts to be covered in this second part include body organ systems: the cell biology of skeletal and muscular systems, neurons and the nervous system, the endocrine system and related diseases such as Diabetes Mellitus, the cardiovascular and lymphatic systems with emphasis on major cardiovascular diseases, body defense mechanisms against infectious diseases, the respiratory system function at a cellular level, the digestive system and nutrition with emphasis on the obesity epidemic, cell biology of the Urinary and reproductive systems covering major sexually transmitted diseases such as AIDS.
Registration for this course includes lecture (BIO246) and lab (BIO246L).
Upcoming Human Biology II Course Offerings:
Feb 9, 2018 - Mar 10, 2018 (Friday/Saturday)
Apr 7, 2018 - May 2, 2018 (Saturday/Sunday)
Jul 28, 2018 - Aug 22, 2018 (Saturday/Sunday)
Prerequisites: please contact the Office of Admissions for information regarding prerequisite requirements for this course.
Course Format: All Accelerated Science Courses take place in 4 or 5 weekends. Classes and laboratories are offered on either Friday/Saturday or Saturday/Sunday depending on the course. Please contact the Office of Admissions for more details about this course.