Office: Moore 237
Office phone: 622-1541
Textbook: Human Physiology, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, or 13th edition by Stuart Ira Fox
Lecture Notes 2 - Neurons & the Nervous System I
Lecture Notes 2b - Neurons & the Nervous System II
Lecture Notes 3 - Muscle
Lecture Notes 4 - Blood & Body Defenses I
Lecture Notes 4b - Blood & Body Defenses II
Lecture Notes 5 - Cardiovascular System
Lecture Notes 6 - Respiratory System
1. There will be four 100 point exams during the summer plus a comprehensive test. The comprehensive test will be optional for most students, but must be taken by those who miss one of the first three exams.
2. Exams will include questions based on material covered in lecture and in the text. Most readings in the text will be over material also covered in lecture. However, for each exam, you will be responsible for the material in one chapter of the text; material that will not be covered in lecture. Those chapters are as follows: Exam 1 = Chapter 11 (Endocrine Glands: Secretion and Action of Hormones), Exam 2 = Chapter 17 (Physiology of the Kidneys), Exam 3 = Chapter 18 (The Digestive System), and Exam 4 = Chapter 20 (Reproduction).
3. Exams will consist of multiple choice questions.
4. Review questions are available for each exam: Exam 1, Exam 2, Exam 3, Exam 4, & the Comprehensive Exam. Questions are based on material covered in lecture and in the text. All exam questions will be based on these review questions.
5. If one of the first three exams is missed, you will take the
test as the make-up test. If you take the first three exams, the
test is optional. If you take the first three exams plus the optional
I will drop the lowest of these four scores. In other words, if you
the optional test, you can substitute your score on the optional test
your lowest score on the first three exams. The optional test score cannot be used as a substitute for Exam 4. Everyone must take Exam 4.
Test Information: For each exam, I'll provide you with a
booklet and a Scantron sheet. You'll need to provide a pencil. On exam
days, please be on time! Exams will be handed out at the beginning of class. Students who arrive after others have already
the exam will not be allowed to take the test & will take the
exam as the make-up test. At the next class meeting after an exam
otherwise noted), exams will be handed back.
Grading: Grades will be assigned on the basis of 400 possible points. Final grades will be assigned as follows:
Mid-term grade: Your grade at mid-term will be provided with your score on Exam 2.
Disability Statement: If you are registered with the Office of Services for Individuals with Disabilities, please make an appointment with the course instructor to discuss any academic accommodations you need. If you need academic accommodations and are not registered with the Office of Services for Individuals with Disabilities, please contact the Office directly either in person in the Student Services Building or by telephone at (859) 622-1500 V/TTY. Upon individual request, this syllabus can be made available in alternative forms.
Attendance policy: Attendance is required only on exam days.
|May 20||Introduction; Chemical composition of the body||1 & 2|
|May 21, 22||Cell structure & genetic control||3 & 6|
|May 23||Cell respiration & metabolism||5|
|May 27||MEMORIAL DAY - No class|
|May 28||Cell respiration & metabolism||5|
|May 29||EXAM 1|
|May 30, June 3||Neurons & membrane potentials||7|
|June 4, 5, 6||The Nervous System||8 & 9|
|June 10, 11||The Central & Autonomic Nervous Systems||8 & 9|
|June 12||EXAM 2|
|June 13, 17, 18||Muscle||12|
|June 19, 20||Blood & Blood clotting||13|
|June 24, 25, 26||The Immune System; Blood typing||15 & 13|
|June 27||EXAM 3|
|July 1, 2, 3||Cardiovascular System||13 & 14|
|July 4||INDEPENDENCE DAY - No class|
|July 8||COMPREHENSIVE EXAM|
|July 9, 10||Respiratory Physiology||16|
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