BIO 1108 Lab for Human Biology

The lab component of a survey course that studies the structure and function of the human body. Lab work topics include histology, cytology and the anatomy of the skeleton, muscles, nervous system structures, blood components, the heart, blood vessels and structures within the respiratory, digestive, urinary and male and female reproductive systems. Summarization is achieved through the dissection of a preserved fetal pig.

Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
Department: Biology
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: Yes

Prereqs: NONE  


  • Comprehend the meaning of, and be able to correctly utilize, medical terminologies that are fundamental in the study of anatomy and physiology.
  • Use a microscope to categorize tissue specimens as either epithelial, connective, nervous or muscular, and recognize specific tissues within more general categories.
  • Demonstrate comprehension of, and describe the relationships between, the various organs that are contained within each body system.
  • Comprehend the process of science that is utilized to understand nature. Apply components of this process, including making observations, forming testable hypotheses, and experimentation.

Credit Hours: 0