BI-301: Anatomy and Physiology I

Course Information

Course, prefix, number, & title: BI-301 Anatomy and Physiology I

Hours (Class, recitation, Laboratory, studio): 3 class hours 3 laboratory hours

Credits: 4

Pre-requisites (if any): Students must complete any developmental requirements in English (see Proficiency in Math and English) prior to taking this course. Students may not receive transfer credit for BI-301 without BI-302 unless both courses are taken at the sending institution.

Course Description in college catalog:

First semester of a one year integrated lecture and laboratory course for the study of the structure and function of the human organism. Topics include: biological chemistry, cellular ultrastructure and metabolism, tissues and organs, and a systematic study of both the anatomy and physiology of all of the organ systems of the body. Laboratory work includes mammalian dissection and physiological experiments.

Academic programs for which this course serves as a requirement or an elective:

A.S. Health Sciences

A.A.S. Massage Therapy

A.A.S. Nursing

A.A.S./B.S. QCC/Hunter-Bellevue Dual/Joint Degree in Nursing

A.A.S./B.S. QCC/School of Professional Studies Dual/Joint Degree in Nursing

A.A.S./B.S. QCC/York College Dual/Joint Degree in Nursing

General Education Outcomes: Below is a listing of General Education Outcome(s) that this course supports.

  1. Use analytical reasoning to identify issues or problems and evaluate evidence in order to make informed decisions

  2. Reason quantitatively as required in various fields of interest and in everyday life

  3. Apply information management and digital technology skills useful for academic research and lifelong learning

Course-specific student learning outcomes:

To understand the structure and function of the human organ systems and appreciate the abnormal anatomy or physiology as the cause of disease.

Other program outcomes (if applicable).

  1. Integrate knowledge and skills in the program of study

Methods by which student learning will be assessed and evaluated; describe the types of methods to be employed; note whether certain methods are required for all sections:

Quizzes, exams (multiple choice and practical) and final will be used to assess student learning.

Academic Integrity policy (department or College):
Academic honesty is expected of all students. Any violation of academic integrity is taken extremely seriously. All assignments and projects must be the original work of the student or teammates. Plagiarism will not be tolerated. Any questions regarding academic integrity should be brought to the attention of the instructor. The following is the Queensborough Community College Policy on Academic Integrity: "It is the official policy of the College that all acts or attempted acts that are violations of Academic Integrity be reported to the Office of Student Affairs. At the faculty member's discretion and with the concurrence of the student or students involved, some cases though reported to the Office of Student Affairs may be resolved within the confines of the course and department. The instructor has the authority to adjust the offender's grade as deemed appropriate, including assigning an F to the assignment or exercise or, in more serious cases, an F to the student for the entire course." Read the University's policy on Academic Integrity opens in a new window(PDF).

Disabilities
Any student who feels that he or she may need an accommodation based upon the impact of a disability should contact the office of Services for Students with Disabilities in Science Building, Room S-132, 718-631-6257, to coordinate reasonable accommodations for students with documented disabilities. You can visit the Services for Students with Disabilities website.

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