Introduction to the Biomedical Sciences
- East Baltimore
- 1st term
- Molecular Microbiology and Immunology
- 4 credits
- Academic Year:
- 2019 - 2020
- Mon 08/12/2019 - Fri 08/23/2019
- Class Times:
- M Tu W Th F, 9:00am - 5:00pm
Restricted to full-time masters and doctoral students registered for first term
Students apply basic anatomy and physiology principles to current public health problems. Students learn through specific reading assignments, individual activities, whole class discussions, short objective tests as well as case studies. Brief, supplementary presentations focus on seminal discoveries and current research topics in the public health field.
- Learning Objectives:
- Describe the structure and function of the major organ systems of the human body, using the language of the biomedical sciences
- Explain how genetic, anatomical and physiological dysfunctions affect individual human health
- Discuss examples in which genetic, anatomical and physiological health issues are extrapolated to public health problems of populations
- Demonstrate the importance of working together as a multidisciplinary public health team
- Methods of Assessment:
Student evaluation is based on short answer and case study quizzes, discussion participation, summary reports, a concept map assignment as well as a final essay exam.
- Instructor Consent:
No consent required
- Special Comments:
Scheduled the last two weeks before August orientation activities. Registrants must indicate this course on their FIRST term registrations, NOT their summer registrations.