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260.600.81 INTRODUCTION TO THE BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES

Term: 1st term
Credits: 4 credits
Contact: Gundula Bosch
Academic Year: 2014 - 2015
Course Instructor:
  • Gundala Bosch
Description:

Presents basic anatomy and physiology to students through a group learning process that utilizes selected reading assignments, explicit objectives, active group interaction reinforced by preceptors, and short objective tests with immediate feedback. Supplementary lectures focus on basic biology principles underlying current public health research.

Learning Objective(s):
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
Describe, in general terms, the structure and function of the major organ systems of the human body, using the language of the biomedical sciences
Discuss examples in which anatomy and physiology topics have been applied to specific, public health-related problems
Demonstrate the importance of working together as a multidisciplinary public health team
Develop a first network of fellow students, faculty and professional colleagues

Methods of Assessment: Student evaluation based on short quizzes, class participation, and a two part final exam. All grades are pass or fail.
Location: Internet
Enrollment Minimum: 4
Enrollment Maximum: 24
Enrollment Restriction: No restrictions
Instructor Consent: No consent required
Prerequisite:

Introduction to Online Learning is required prior to participating in any of the School's Internet-based courses. For this course, online learning tools will be introduced by the instructor.

Auditors Allowed: No
Grading Restriction: Pass/Fail
Special Comments: This 8 week part-time, online course is offered immediately prior to the first term. Registrants must indicate this course on their FIRST term registrations, NOT their summer registrations.