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Anil K. Rao, Ph.D.

Human Anatomy and Physiology I Syllabus Bio 2310

BIO 2310 - Human Anatomy and Physiology I 4 (3 + 3)

Prerequisite: BIO 1080 and BIO 1090 or permission of instructor.  

This is the first of two courses addressing the structure and function of the human body. Topics include tissues, anatomy, the musculoskeletal system, and neurophysiology. Course content and level are designed for allied health science students and for human performance and sport or recreation professions majors.

Updated 8/23/11 12:19

Important note: You will need Adobe Acrobat reader or Mac OS Preview to view the PDF lecture and other course files

Instructor: Dr. Anil Rao Office: Science 2036

Lecture: 0800-0850, MWF, SI 1113. Lab:0900-11:50 M or W, SI 2087

Office hours: 12:00-1:50 & 3:30-4:00 MW, 0900-1100 F .

By Appt only: 0900-1100 Thurs

Phone: 303-556-8486, 303- 556-3213

Email: raoa@msudenver.edu

Websitehttp://rowdysites.msudenver.edu/~raoa/rao/bio2310/2310index.htm

2310 Lecture and Lab

Required text: Seeley's Anatomy and Physiology, 9thEdition, VanPutte; Human Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory Manual, 7 or 8th Ed. E. N. Marieb.

Connect access: http://connect.mcgraw-hill.com/class/a_rao_section_1_and_2

N.C. Policy: The assignment of the NC grade is done by Admissions and Records. It is entirely the student's responsibility to obtain the form, get the instructors signature, and turn in the completed form to Admissions and Records before the deadline. If you simply disappear from a class without going through the proper drop procedures, you will receive an automatic F.

Note the following dates that pertain to this class:

Last day to drop a class and have the class deleted from academic record: Sept 7, 2011

Last day to withdraw from a class and receive an NC: Oct. 31, 2011

Exams and Grades: There will be three lecture exams worth 100 points (300 total). Lecture exams will consist of objective (multiple choice, short answer, essay, labeling,etc.) Final worth 150 points.Lab quizzes worth a total of 150 points. 75 points from Connect. Total points 675.

Grades will be curved. Below are the tentative points for each letter grade.

A = 90-100%

B = 80-89%

C = 70-79%

D = 60-69%

F = <60%

No Make-up exams will be given. The % score on the final exam will substitute for the lowest lecture exam score.

No exam may be started 15 minutes after the beginning of the class period.

Cheating of any sort will result in IMMEDIATE EXPULSION from the class with a grade of F.

When you email me at raoa@mscd.edu make sure that you put "bio 2310" in the subject line. This is important. I get many emails per day and this is the way I can keep track of my course related emails.

Snow days: Call 556-2401 for a recording to find out if the campus is closed

ADA Syllabus Statement: The Metropolitan State University of Denver is committed to making reasonable accommodations to assist individuals with disabilities in reaching their academic potential. If you have a disability which may impact your performance, attendance, or grades in this class and are requesting accommodations, then you must first register with the Access Center, located in the Auraria Library, Suite 116, 303-556-8387. The Access Center is the designated department responsible for coordinating accommodations and services for students with disabilities. Accommodations will not be granted prior to my receipt of your faculty notification letter from the Access Center. Please note that accommodations are never provided retroactively (i.e., prior to the receipt of your faculty notification letter.) Once I am in receipt of your official Access Center faculty notification letter, I would be happy to meet with you to discuss your accommodations. All discussions will remain confidential. Further information is available by visiting the Access center website www.mscd.edu/~access. The Metropolitan State College of Denver is committed to making reasonable accommodations to assist individuals with disabilities in reaching their academic potential. If you have a disability which may impact your performance, attendance, or grades in this class and are requesting accommodations, then you must first register with the Access Center, located in the Auraria Library, Suite 116, 303-556-8387. The Access Center is the designated department responsible for coordinating accommodations and services for students with disabilities. Accommodations will not be granted prior to my receipt of your faculty notification letter from the Access Center. Please note that accommodations are never provided retroactively (i.e., prior to the receipt of your faculty notification letter.) Once I am in receipt of your official Access Center faculty notification letter, I would be happy to meet with you to discuss your accommodations. All discussions will remain confidential. Further information is available by visiting the Access center website www.mscd.edu/~access.


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