01:119:127/128 Anatomy and Physiology for the Health Sciences
Open to School 25 - all other students must get special permission from the instructor.
This course CANNOT be used to fulfill the requirements of the Biological Sciences major.
Fall and Spring
4 (including laboratory)
None for 119:127. 119:127 is a prerequisite for 119:128
This is a two-semester sequence for nursing, medical technology, physical therapy and other health science students. It is intended as an introduction to the structure and function of human organ systems. A rudimentary treatment of microanatomy and physiology is also included.
119:127 Topics Include:
- Chemistry of Life
- Cell Biology
- Structural Organization
- Integumentary System
- Nervous System
119:128 Topics Include:
- Vision and Audition
- Olfaction and Gustation
- Somatic Sensation
- Cardiac Function
- Blood Vessels
- Lymphatic System
- Renal System
Course Satisfies Learning Goals
1. To develop academic skills that will provide a foundation for success in advanced courses, gate-keeper standardized tests, graduate or professional school, and life-long learning.
2. To acquire the appropriate factual and conceptual knowledge that provides student with a foundation on which they can further their immediate education and to manage a career.
Exams, Assignments, and Grading Policy
The final grade is comprised of lecture and laboratory components and will reflect collective performance during the entire semester. Although attendance to the lectures is not a component of grade calculation, historically, students attending lectures have performed better than those who did not.
Lecture: Three hourly exams, three quizzes, and a cumulative final exam. The final and hourly exams will include multiple choice and short answer questions.
Laboratory: Two quizzes, midterm practical exam, and cumulative final exam. The hourly and final exams will include multiple choice and short answer questions.
There are a total of 875 points:
Lecture Points (675):
Quizzes: 25 points x 3 =75 points Hourly Exams: 100 points each = 300 (lowest score is dropped)
Final Exam: 300 points
Laboratory Points (200):
Quizzes: 25 points each = 50
Midterm Exam: 50 points
Final Exam: 100 points
Seeley: Anatomy and Physiology, 10th Edition (ISBN:9780073403632)
Marieb: Human Anatomy and Physiology, Lab manual 11th Edition, Cat Version (ISBN:9780321822192)
Selected lecture and laboratory material will be made available on the website
If this course is closed, please use the following link to add your name to the wait list: Wait List Sign Up for Fall 2017 Courses. If you have any questions, please contact the Division of Life Science - Office of Undergraduate Instruction at 848-445-2075 or visit our office at Nelson Labs B112, Busch Campus.
Dr. Anthony Uzwiak
Office: Busch Lab Center 127A
** All information is subject to change at the discretion of the course coordinator.