-carbohydrate, lipid, and protein chemistry.
-roles of carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, vitamins, and minerals.
2. DIGESTIVE SYSTEM
-structure and function of the oral cavity, esophagus, stomach, pancreas, liver, gall bladder, small intestine, and large intestine.
-digestive system hormones and enzymes.
-fates of carbohydrates, lipids, and proteins.
-energy systems – aerobic and anaerobic
-carbohydrate, lipid, and protein metabolism
-glycogenesis, glycogenolysis, and gluconeogenesis
-regulation of metabolism
4. FLUIDS AND ELECTROLYTES
-roles of water
5. EXCRETORY SYSTEM
-structure and function of the kidney, nephron, ureters, bladder, and urethra.
-physiology of urine formation
6. NERVOUS SYSTEM
-organization of the central nervous system (CNS), peripheral nervous system (PNS), and autonomic nervous system (ANS)
-structure and function of the brain
-structure and function of the spinal cord
-physiology of impulse transmission
-spinal and cranial nerves
-sensory and motor pathways – motor unit
-special senses – vision, hearing, smell, taste
7. ENDOCRINE SYSTEM
-endocrine glands and their hormones – structure and function
-mechanism of hormone action
-general adaptation syndrome
-principles of genetics
-modes of inheritance
This course involves four hours of lectures, laboratory activities and self-directed, interdependent, small group and problem-based learning. The information content is integrated with problem sets, videos, laboratory experiences, journal articles and textbook readings.
Evaluation will be carried out in accordance with Douglas College policy. The instructor will present a written course outline with specific evaluation criteria at the beginning of the semester. Evaluation will be based on the following:
|TYPE OF EVALUATION||Marks|
|Term exam 1||15-25|
|Term exam 2||15-25|
Upon completion of this course, students will:
More specifically, students will have learned to:
Students should consult the Douglas College Bookstore for the latest required textbooks and materials. For example, textbooks may include:
Tortora, G., Derrickson, B., Introduction to the Human Body (current edition) John Wiley & Sons.
BIOL 1105 with Grade C or better.
Courses listed here must be completed either prior to or simultaneously with this course:
Courses listed here are equivalent to this course and cannot be taken for further credit:
Course Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this course and do not see a listing for the starting semester / year of the course, consider the previous version as the applicable version.
|Institution||Transfer Details||Effective Dates|
|Athabasca University (AU)||DOUG BIOL 1105 (3) & DOUG BIOL 1205 (3) = AU BIOL 235 (6)||2014/01/01 to -|
|Camosun College (CAMO)||CAMO SCI 1XX (3)||2019/09/01 to -|
|Langara College (LANG)||DOUG BIOL 1105 (3) & DOUG BIOL 1205 (3) = LANG BIOL 1190 (3) & LANG BIOL 1191 (3)||2015/09/01 to -|
|Langara College (LANG)||LANG BIOL 1191 (3)||2009/01/01 to 2015/08/31|
|Langara College (LANG)||LANG BIOL 1XXX (3)||2015/09/01 to -|
|Simon Fraser University (SFU)||SFU BPK 2XX (3)||2013/01/01 to -|
|Thompson Rivers University (TRU)||TRU BIOL 1690 (3)||2010/09/01 to -|
|Thompson Rivers University (TRU)||TRU BIOL 169 (3)||2004/09/01 to 2010/08/31|
|University of the Fraser Valley (UFV)||UFV KPE 1XX (2)||2013/01/01 to -|