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BIO 157 - Basic Histology for Anatomy and Physiology

1 Credits, 1 Contact Hours
1 lecture period 0 lab periods

Structure and function of tissues found in the human body. Includes epithelial, connective, muscle, and nerve tissues.

Recommendation: Prior completion of or concurrent enrollment in BIO 181IN  is recommended. If any recommended course is taken, see a financial aid or Veteran’s Affairs advisor to determine funding eligibility as appropriate.
Information: Completion of this course and BIO 181IN  with grades of “C” or better will enable a student to enroll in BIO 201IN .
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Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Identify human body tissues in a microscope or via a photomicrograph.
  2. Describe key functions of tissues.
  3. Identify at least one region in the human body where each tissue can be found.

Outline:
  1. Epithelial Tissue
    1. Simple squamous
    2. Simple cuboidal
    3. Simple columnar
    4. Pseudostratified columnar
    5. Stratified squamous
    6. Stratified cuboidal
    7. Stratified columnar
    8. Transitional
    9. Surface modifications
      1. Cilia
      2. Goblet cells
      3. Microvilli
  2. Connective Tissue
    1. Mesenchyme and connective tissue development
    2. Connective tissue proper
      1. Loose (areolar)
      2. Adipose
      3. Reticular
      4. Dense regular
      5. Dense irregular
      6. Dense elastic
    3. Cartilage
      1. Hyaline
      2. Elastic
      3. Fibrous
    4. Blood and lymph
    5. Bone
  3. Muscle Tissue
    1. Skeletal
    2. Cardiac
    3. Smooth
  4. Nerve Tissue
    1. Neurons
    2. Glia


Effective Term:
Spring 2014