Oct 23, 2020
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.
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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