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Biology 24: Basic Human Biology

Information on Biol 24 at Laney College

Course Overview:

Students will study the structure and function of the human body. Emphasis in this class will be on model of human eye ballhuman anatomy and physiological principles at the cellular and systemic level. Students will work to understand the basic structures and functions of the human body and to build a foundation for more advanced future work. In addition, this course is to give students an idea of how to study for biology at the college level. This class is a 4-unit class that meets for 6 hours per week. Therefore, students should expect to spend 10-15 hours per week outside of class studying.

This class fulfills the prerequisite for Biology 2: Human Anatomy.

Student Learning Outcomes: At the end of this course students should be able to do the following.

  1. Define and correctly use terminology in regard to structure and function of the human body.
  2. Assess personal needs in regard to study time and methods, and accept responsibility for the learning process.
  3. Work well independently and in small groups, demonstrating both self-direction and motivation, and contributing to group work.
  4. Safely and efficiently set up and operate laboratory equipment.
  5. Maintain organized lab materials with important information from class.