Montgomery College 2019-2020 Catalog 
    
    Oct 23, 2020  
Montgomery College 2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BIOL 136 - Introduction to the Biology of Human Reproduction


This course introduces anatomical, hormonal, and neurological aspects of human reproductive biology. Topics include basic male/female anatomy, reproductive endocrinology, sexual differentiation, fertilization and early fetal development, pregnancy, labor and birth, and factors influencing fertility. Assessment Level(s): ENGL 101 /ENGL 101A , MATH 050  , READ 120 . Three hours each week. Formerly BI 206.

3 semester hours

May not be taken concurrently withMATH 017  or MATH 020  or MATH 045  without appropriate Math assessment score.

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Describe how the endocrine system functions.
  • Identify anatomical differences between human male and female reproductive systems.
  • Explain the hormonal and nervous systems’ roles in the functioning of the female reproductive system.
  • Explain the hormonal and nervous systems’ roles in the functioning of the male reproductive system.
  • Explain the process, hormonal regulation of, and changes associated with puberty in males and females.
  • Explain the processes of gamete transportation, fertilization, implantation, and the early processes of cleavage and blastocyst formation.
  • Describe the process of birth.
  • Demonstrate group work skills.


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