Oct 21, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog 
2020-2021 Catalog

BIO 211 - Anatomy & Physiology II

Class: 3 Lab: 3 Credits: 4
This is a continuation of a sequence of courses, including intensive coverage of the body as an integrated whole. All body systems are studied.

Prerequisite(s): Take BIO 210  with a minimum grade of “C”.
Course Topics:
  • Structure and function of the endocrine system
  • Blood, blood cells, blood types, and hemostasis
  • Structure and function of the cardiovascular system
  • Structure and function of the lymphatic system
  • Structure and function of the respiratory system
  • Structure and function of the digestive system
  • Structure and function of the urinary system
  • Structure and function of the reproductive system

Textbook information can be found on the Book Inn Web site
Required Materials:
Any additional resources will be provided by the Instructor.
Grading System:
A 90 - 100
B 80 - 89
C 70 - 79
D 60 - 69
F 0 - 59
Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Describe the various factors that may influence the degree of target cell activation.
  2. Explain the mechanisms involved in cardiac muscle contraction with consequential directional blood flow.
  3. Explain hypothalamic regulation of homeostasis through hormonal regulation.
  4. Recognize the involvement of the respiratory system in maintaining homeostasis blood pH.
  5. Describe the functions of digestive system hormones.
  6. Describe the basic purpose or function of the kidney medullary osmotic gradient.
  7. Identify the mechanisms involved in the production of viable gametes.
  8. List and explain the four phases of hemostasis.

For SCC Online Courses:
If the course you are taking is online, please review the SCC Online Policies that include:

  • Required materials for all online courses
  • Mandatory Attendance Requirement
  • Proctored Exams

Face Covering Requirements:
All faculty, staff and students must wear a face mask/covering at all times (absent a medical condition) on all SCC campuses when safe social distancing measures are not possible or difficult to follow. For further details, refer to the Student Guidelines for Face Coverings and Social Distancing on the SCC Coronavirus COVID-19 Information page.
Standard SCC Course Policies:
Please review the Standard SCC Course Polices on the following topics:

  • Academic Integrity
  • Academic Misconduct
  • Add/Drop period
  • Appeals Process
  • Class Attendance
  • Classroom Behavior (traditional and online)
  • Classroom Conduct/Expectations
  • Lab Procedures (general SCC policy regarding this)
  • Online Confidentiality
  • Services For Students with Disabilities
  • Withdrawal Policy

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