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Course Number: Palm Beach State College Course Syllabus – Classroom Course
Palm Beach State College
Course Syllabus – Classroom Course
General Class and Course Information
Course Number: BSC2086L Course Title: Anatomy-Physiology 2 Lab
Term/Dates: Summer A 2016
05/16/2016 - 06/27/2016
Reference Number: 213276
Credit Hours: 1
Clock Hours:
Days: Tuesday and Thursday
Time: 6:00 PM to 9:45 PM
Room: NS210
Course Description: This laboratory accompanies BSC2086. It is an introduction to the structure and functions of the
human body. Topics cover histology and study of digestive, cardiovascular, respiratory, urinary, and reproductive
systems. In a lecture science course where there is a required co-requisite lab, students may withdraw from the lab
class, but stay in the lecture class. (Students may also choose to withdraw from both). Students will not be allowed to
withdraw from the lecture and remain enrolled in the lab.
Professor’s Information
Name: Matthew H. Kachlany
Office Location: Not Applicable
Telephone: Please use email
Email: [email protected]
Faculty Web Page:
Office Hours: Not Applicable
https://www.palmbeachstate.edu/faculty/index.asp?id=kachlanm
Information on REQUIRED Textbooks:
Title
Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory
Manual
Supplementary Books/Materials
Title
Edition Author
Sixth
Roger Ramsammy
Publisher
McGraw-Hill
Companies
Custom
Publishing
ISBN
9781259373060
Edition Author
Publisher
ISBN
Other Information on Textbooks and Materials needed for class:
The Laboratory Manual is a requirement.
Laboratory Clothing: Safety is a priority. Students must wear “closed-toe” shoes to lab and wear a lab coat. You will
not be allowed to be in the lab without a lab coat or with open-toed shoes. Thighs should be covered. You should not
wear shorts to lab. Students are to have their entire torso covered with clothing, which includes absolutely no bare
skin exposed. Remember, if you do not comply with the lab dress code you will not be allowed to be in lab that day. If
you are asked to leave it will be counted as an absence, and if on a quiz/Practical date you will not be allowed to take
the exam. You must be in accordance with the dress code no later than the second lab meeting. It is imperative that
you follow the laboratory safety rules.
Course Learning Outcomes: As a result of taking this course, the student will be able to:
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• Perform chemical tests to identify selected biomolecules and to demonstrate the effects of temperature variations on
enzyme function.
• Expose and identify the various organs of the abdominopelvic cavity.
• Identify and describe selected parts of the digestive, respiratory, circulatory, excretory and reproductive systems, on
wall charts, models, using cat dissection, and/or by using microscope slides.
• Perform blood typing and identify the various blood type groups, the correct method of taking blood pressure.
• Describe the conduction system of the heart and identify normal and abnormal ECG.
• Perform spirometry and describe the different lung volumes.
• Describe the procedure for performing a urinalysis and compare to normal values.
• Describe spermatogenesis and oogenesis.
General Education Learning Outcomes:
•Communications - Develop effective communication skills for a variety of audiences.
•Global Awareness - Exhibit a sense of social, cultural and global responsibility.
•Critical Thinking - Engage in purposeful reasoning to reach sound conclusions.
•Information Literacy - Demonstrate the ability to find, evaluate, organize and use information.
•Natural Sciences: Demonstrate comprehension of fundamental concepts, principles or processes about the natural
world.
Philosophy Statement
The General Education program at Palm Beach State College prepares students for lifelong intellectual pursuits and
responsible participation in a complex global society through a core curriculum that encourages examination of diverse
values and perspectives and offers students a depth and breadth of learning that transcends the content of any one
specific discipline.
Full Course Outline - Click on the following link: Course Outlines and enter the course number (no space between the
prefix and the number).
Class Information
Methods used in this class will consist of interactive lectures with PowerPoints and discussions. All students are
expected to be courteous to everyone. Classroom discussions will include student perspectives, perceptions and points
of view that may differ and should be respected. Students are expected to be on time and to behave appropriately.
Tardiness is disruptive and students who enter class late will not only disturb their fellow students, but miss out on what
already has been discussed.
Academic Dishonesty Policy and Penalty for Violation:
Students who are caught cheating on exams/quizzes (talking during quiz/exam, copying from another student's paper,
or not turning in quiz/exam at specified time) will be given a zero on their quiz/exam.
Assignments, Tests, Quizzes and Final Exam Schedule, with percentage/points of grade:
2 Quizzes (50 points each = 100 points total)
2 Practical Exams (100 points each)
Semester Grade: Sum of all points earned divided by 300 and percentage calculated
Lab, exam, and quiz schedule will be given out on the first day of class.
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Quizzes are multiple choice, true/false, fill-in, &/or essay.
Practical Exams consist of moving to stations with questions (fill-in the blank responses) pertaining to models or
specimens. Please note that exams may have questions relating to previous material. This course compounds knowledge
as the ‘body’ is built of systems that are interrelated.
Grading:
Letter Grade
A
B
C
D
F
P
N
S
U
Points
270 and above
240 to 269
210 to 239
180 to 209
<180
Percentage (if applicable)
90-100
80-89
70-79
60-69
<60
Class Policies
Attendance: Professors are required to take attendance.
Students who attend class regularly benefit not only from the facilitation of the subject material by the instructor, but by
the interaction with fellow students in class. Attendance is taken at each class, however, it is not a part of the grade.
Please note that the lab consists of hands-on experiences and if you miss lab, you will not be able to make this up. All
quizzes and practical exams depend on your hands-on experiences in the lab. Students who enter class late will not only
disturb their fellow students, but miss out on what already has been discussed. Therefore, please be in class on time.
Electronic Device Use and Email Policy:
Cell phones should be kept on silent or vibrate. Laptops, tablets, and other PDAs are allowed in the classroom.
Late Assignment Policy:
Any and all class assignments must be completed by announced due time/date.
Make-up Exam Policy:
Do not miss practical exams. No make-up exams will be offered if a student is unable to take the practical exam at
his/her scheduled date and time. Quizzes may be made up at my discretion.
Withdrawal Policy:
I do not give students a “WX” for lack of attendance. It is your responsibility to withdraw if you cannot attend class.
Other:
Methods used in class will consist of Powerpoints, questions/answers, and individual and collaborative hands-on
work.
College Policies and Web Information
Academic Dishonesty
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Academic dishonesty includes the following actions, as well as other similar conduct aimed at making false representation with
respect to the student's academic performance:
(1) Cheating on an exam, (2) Collaborating with others on work to be presented, if contrary to the stated rules of the course,
(3) Submitting, if contrary to the rules of the course, work previously submitted in another course, (4) Knowingly and intentionally
assisting another student in any of the above actions, including assistance in an arrangement whereby work, classroom
performance, examination, or other activity is submitted or performed by a person other that the student under whose name the
work is submitted or performed, (5) Plagiarism.
Please refer to the Palm Beach State College Student Handbook (www.palmbeachstate.edu/current for link to the student
handbook).
Classroom Etiquette and Student Behavior Guidelines
Students will demonstrate respect for professors and fellow students. Behavior that is disruptive to a positive learning environment
reported by the professor will result in a warning on the first instance; the second instance might result in expulsion from the course
or campus.
Computer Competency Component
Each student will, to the satisfaction of the professor, demonstrate a fundamental understanding of basic computer operations
through various professor-determined exercises and/or assignments.
Disability Support Services
Students with disabilities are advised, in compliance with federal and state laws, that accommodations and services are available
through the office of Disability Support Services (DSS). It is the student's responsibility to contact Disabled Student Services Advisors
and to submit appropriate documentation prior to receiving services. Please see the website at www.palmbeachstate.edu/current
for web address for Disability Support Services.
Eating, Drinking and Smoking
Eating and drinking are confined to areas designated on the campus. Smoking is not permitted in any College building and only in
areas designated at each campus.
Final Course Grade Appeal
The evaluation of academic work is the responsibility of the faculty member/instructor. The method for assigning the final course
grade is established by the faculty member/instructor. Per Board Rule 6Hx-18-3.191, faculty/instructors shall communicate the
grading policy of the course to their students in writing. If this policy changes during the term, students should be notified of any
changes in writing. The method to determine final course grades must be given to students in a course syllabus at the beginning of
the class. Should a student have a question about a final course grade, please follow the procedures as outlined in the student
handbook: www.palmbeachstate.edu/current.
Mid-Term Grade Reporting
Within one week after the close of the mid-term grading period, mid-term grades will be made available to all students for each
class by either written notification or individual conference.
Student Responsibility Policy
When a student attends the College, s/he becomes subject to its jurisdiction. Students are expected to conduct themselves in a
responsible manner, in all areas of campus life. By enrolling, they pledge to obey the rules and regulations of the College and are
responsible for observing all College policies and procedures as published in the student handbook, the College catalog and other
College publications. The student will be responsible for preparing for class, participating in class, and completing assignments on
time.
Palm Beach State Websites of Interest
Please see this web page (www.palmbeachstate.edu/current) for a list of web addresses for students.
Withdrawal Policy for Individual Courses
The last day to withdraw from a College course with a "W" grade in this course is June 13, 2016. It is the responsibility of the student
to use the PantherWeb system or visit a campus Registrar’s office to withdraw. An official withdrawal entitles the student to a grade
of "W" in the class.
Other Information from your Professor:
The best way to contact me is via email. You may email me any time at [email protected] I check my
email very frequently, and will usually respond within a few hours.
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Department Contact Information
Name: Dr. Hernan Aviles
Telephone: 561-868-3363
Job Title: Anatomy-Physiology Department Chair
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Office Location: Lake Worth - NS 104
Email: [email protected]
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