COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES
San Beda College
First Semester, AY 2012-2013
COURSE TITLE:HUMAN BIOLOGY
COURSE CREDIT:3 units
VISION - MISSION STATEMENT:
San Beda College, a Catholic educational institution, is committed to the Christian formation of the Bedan Community as its service to the church, the Philippine society, and the world.
Vision: San Beda College envisions a community that is fully human, wholly Christian, truly Filipino and globally competitive.
Mission: San Beda College aims to form its members in faith (fides), knowledge (scientia), virtue (virtus) and inculcate in them the Benedictine core values of prayer and work (ora et labora) that include study, community and pursuit of peace.
Human Biology is a 3-unit course intended for college students who are taking a portion of their college general requirements. The course will cover basic concepts in the Life Sciences which include biochemistry and molecular biology, cell biology, histology, and anatomy and physiology. Various relevant issues and advances on biomedical sciences (natural history of diseases, recombinant DNA technology and genetic engineering, stem cell technology, etc.) will also be discussed in this course.
1. Integrate the Benedictine values and ideals of work, study, prayer, stability, conversion of life, obedience, discipline, humility, stewardship, integrity, and community. 2. Develop responsible individuals who will develop positive attitudes in taking care of man’s complex abilities. 3. Encourage individuals the desire to harness mans complex cognitive ability to unexplored biological resources of the earth.
At the end of the course, the students should be able to:
1. Familiarize and recognize the essential parts and functions of the human body; 2. Distinguish the uniqueness of the human body to other life forms; 3. Develop the ability to comprehend the anatomy and physiology of one’s self; 4. Relate the concepts learned in human anatomy and physiology to practical applications; 5. Gain a positive appreciation of man’s role to his environment and vice versa; and 6. Discuss various issues and advances in biomedical sciences.
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