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Overview of resources in support of biology and life sciences at LSC-University Park.

BIOL 2401 and 2402 Course Info

A study of the structure and function of the human body. Emphasis will be given to the study of cells and tissues and anatomical and physiological interrelationships of the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, and nervous systems. Designed primarily for students entering health careers.

  1. Apply appropriate safety and ethical standards.
  2. Locate and identify anatomical structures.
  3. Appropriately utilize laboratory equipment, such as microscopes, dissection tools, general lab ware, physiology data acquisition systems, and virtual simulations
  4. Work collaboratively to perform experiments.
  5. Demonstrate the steps involved in the scientific method.
  6. Communicate results of scientific investigations, analyze data and formulate conclusions.
  7. Use critical thinking and scientific problem-solving skills, including, but not limited to, inferring, integrating, synthesizing, and summarizing, to make decisions, recommendations and predictions.
  8. Use anatomical terminology to identify and describe locations of major organs of each system covered.
  9. Explain interrelationships among molecular, cellular, tissue, and organ functions in each system.
  10. Describe the interdependency and interactions of the systems.
  11. Explain contributions of organs and systems to the maintenance of homeostasis.
  12. Identify causes and effects of homeostatic imbalances.
  13. Describe modern technology and tools used to study anatomy and physiology.

Research Databases

Selected E-Books

Online Tools and Resources