Montgomery College 2022-2023 Catalog 
    May 29, 2024  
Montgomery College 2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BIOL 130 - The Human Body


This course is designed for non-biology majors. Introduces the student to the structure and function of human body systems. Topics include basic chemistry, cell structure and function, tissues, organ systems (e.g. digestive, circulatory, reproductive systems), and associated common disease and illnesses. BIOL 130 will satisfy the NSND General Education requirement. A combination of BIOL 130 and BIOL 131  will satisfy the NSLD General Education requirement. Assessment Level(s): ENGL 101 /ENGL 011 , MATH 050 , READ 120 . Three hours each week.

3 semester hours

May not be taken concurrently with MATH 017  or MATH 020  or MATH 030  or MATH 045  without appropriate Math assessment score.

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

  • Describe the function of organ systems outlined in the course description and their components.
  • Recognize the reliance of covered human body systems on each other.
  • Apply content knowledge to related diseases and illness.

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