BIO-131H - Afflictions and Maladies

3 credits

This course will use the process associated with human pathology to give the student an understanding of major concepts that govern the world of biology. Topics may include diseases such as cancer which will highlight the process of cell division while the development of a myocardial infarction may be the avenue to discuss aerobic vs. anaerobic respiration. The lecture component of this course will rely on peer review articles, case studies, and will require technical writing skill. The laboratory portion of this course will use physiology equipment, wet labs, and model organisms to demonstrate how changes to the normal can result in a disease state.

This course is available to all programs and majors on campus through the STCC Honors program or with permission of instructor.

Corequisite(s): BIO 131LH 

Mass Transfer Block: Credits earned in this course are counted towards the MassTransfer Block Natural or Physical Science requirements.