Anatomy & Physiology BS 103 Master Syllabus 2010-2011 Dr. Esther Hager Office: A-341-A Phone: 973-684-8210 Email: [email protected] COURSE DESCRIPTION Introduction to the basic structural and functional relationships of the human body at the cellular, organ, and system levels, including the major histological and gross anatomical structures of the skeletal, muscular, nervous & sensory organs. Anatomy emphasized in the laboratory. Knowledge of chemistry is required. 3 hours lecture; 3 hours laboratory COURSE OBJECTIVES Demonstrate the knowledge of the anatomical structures of the following: Cells, tissues, integument, skeleton, joints, muscles and nervous system. Develop laboratory skills in dissection with the corresponding identification of structures in the sensory organs and nervous system. Demonstrate basic competence in the use of the microscope. Students will demonstrate understanding of basic terminology, major concepts and fundamental theories in science. Students will analyze a problem and draw conclusion from data and evidence by applying the scientific method. Students will apply scientific theories and principles to solving current issues and problems. REQUIRED TEXTS 1.) ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY BY THIBODEAU AND PATTON – 7TH EDITION 2.) HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY LAB MANUAL BY ELAINE MARIEB, MAIN VERSION 9TH EDITION RECOMMENDED BUT NOT REQUIRED 1.) 2.) 3.) 4.) ACCOMPANYING STUDY GUIDE STUDY CARDS LABORATORY ATLAS BY EDER et. al. CD-ROM – Anatomy & Physiology Revealed (strongly recommend) ALL MATERIALS ARE AVAILABLE IN THE COLLEGE BOOKSTORE. DISABILITY STATEMENT: If you have a disability and believe you need accommodations in my classroom, please see your counselor or the Director of Student Development, in the Counseling Department. If your require testing accommodations, you must notify me one week in advance of the test. ATTENDANCE Attendance is required for ALL lectures. Attendance is required for ALL labs. *Absence from 2 or more labs will result in automatic failure for the lab component of the course. EXAMS ALL EXAMS ARE ANNOUNCED AND SCHEDULED IN ADVANCE. THERE ARE NO SURPRISE TESTS. THERE ARE NO MAKE-UP EXAMS. IF YOU MISS A LECTURE EXAM YOU WILL RECEIVE A ZERO. SEE ME IMMEDIATELY IF YOU ANTICIPATE ANY PROBLEMS. THERE ARE NO MAKE-UPS FOR LAB PRACTICALS OR EXAMS. IF YOU MISS A PRACTICAL OR EXAM, YOU WILL RECEIVE A ZERO. GRADING AND METHODS OF EVALUATION LECTURES WILL COUNT 2/3 OF YOUR TOTAL GRADE. LAB WILL COUNT 1/3 OF YOUR TOTAL GRADE. LECTURE EXAM I LECTURE EXAM II LECTURE EXAM III LECTURE EXAM IV FINAL LECTURE EXAM LECTURE TOTAL LAB-BONE EXAM (WRITTEN) LAB-BONE EXAM (PRACTICAL) LAB –FINAL PRACTICAL LAB-FINAL WRITTEN LAB REPORTS & CLASS PARTICIPATION LAB TOTAL GRAND TOTAL 13% 13% 13% 13% 15% 67% 7.5% 7.5% 7.5% 7.5% 3% 33% 100% THERE IS NO EXTRA CREDIT. THERE ARE NO TERM PAPERS. IF YOU FAIL THE LAB PORTION YOU AUTOMATICALLY FAIL THE COURSE! GRADING SYSTEM The following grades can be earned: A, A-, B+, B, B-, C+, C, D, F. If you are a science major or plan to enter the allied health fields, you must earn a minimum grade of C.