Schedule of Classes Course Description

John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Course Prefix: BIO                                     Course Number: 356                                    
Course Title: Human Anatomy and Physiology Lab
Subject: Biology
CUNY Subject Area: Biology
Minimum Credits: 2.0                                     Maximum Credits: 2.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


The course will provide students with a hands-on exploration of the structure and physiology of the human body by using various dissecting models, sheep organs, microscope slides, and preserved rats. There will also be exploration of human physiology and physiological experiments on, and dissection of, live frogs. The course will begin with a discussion on the ethics of live dissections and the use of animals in scientific and medical research. The course will then continue with an introduction to anatomy and its various branches. The course will connect anatomical structure to physiological function and then to pathophysiology of special topics including pregnancy, injury, aging, and disease states.

Prerequisite: ENG 102 or 201; BIO355 Human Physiology
Corequisite: BIO355 Human Physiology
Start Date:    06/30/2012                         End Date: