NWCCD 2018-19 Catalog 
    Apr 01, 2023  
NWCCD 2018-19 Catalog [This is an Archived Catalog.]

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ZOO 1200 - Introduction to Human Biology

This course will explore the cell, the chemistry of life, and the structure and function of human organ systems. General biological principles such as genetics, homeostasis, and structure/function relationships are emphasized.

Credits: 4

Instructional Method Lecture and Lab

General Education Requirement: Life Science
Comments: This course meets UW’s Physical and Natural World requirement.

Minimum Student Competencies
Upon completion of ZOO 1200 Introduction to Human Biology, the student will:

  1. Correlate function of biological molecules based on structure, type, and location.
  2. Correlate organelle structure to cellular function.
  3. Relate enzyme function to metabolism and the maintenance of life.
  4. Contrast different processes of cell division.
  5. Associate genetic inheritance to cellular specializations and phenotypic characteristics.
  6. Distinguish the working and interdependence of the integumentary, musculoskeletal, circulatory, respiratory, digestive, excretory, immune, lymphatic, reproductive, nervous, endocrine systems in the human body.
  7. Apply the scientific method to the investigation of scientific questions.

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