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									                                 Anatomy & Physiology II (BYS314) Spring 2009

INSTRUCTOR: Dr. Amy Bishop – Assistant Professor of Biology
            Ph.D. Department of Genetics, Division of Medical Sciences, Harvard University
            Office Telephone Number: 824-6461
            Office Location: 369N Shelby Center
            Department of Biological Sciences, Shelby Center, Telephone # - 824-6260
            Email Address:

OFFICE HOURS:Monday, Wednesday; 11:30AM-12:30PM

LECTURE: Monday, Wednesday and Friday; 10:20-11:15am; Room 109 Shelby Center. Questions during
lecture are encouraged. Lectures will be drawn from the text and supplemented with brief clinical discussions. It
is recommended that after each class students review the material in the text covered during the lecture as well
as the class notes. Proper classroom etiquette should be observed at all times.

LABORATORY: Tuesday 8:00am – 11:00, 12:30pm-3:30pm and Thursday 8:00am - 11:00am., 12:30pm-3:30pm.
The laboratory syllabus will be supplied by Dr. Lawana Adcock. Proper laboratory etiquette should be observed at
all times.

COURSE PREREQUISITES: BYS 119 or 120, CH 101 and 105 (CH 113 recommended), BYS 313, as well a
knowledge of the student handbook section on proper classroom and laboratory behavior.

OBJECTIVES: This course examines the structure and function of the human body. It is an overview of the
anatomy and physiology of major organs, organ systems, and their interactions. Clinical discussions and a clinical
assignment will be used to emphasize the relevance of the material learned.
LECTURE TEXTBOOK: Required textbook: Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology, 8 Edition, by Frederic H.
Martini (with interactive CD).

LABORATORY TEXTBOOKS: Required lab manual: Marieb, E. 1999. Human Anatomy and Physiology
Laboratory Manual, Sixth Edition, Fetal Pig Version and also Martini’s Atlas of the Human Body by Frederic H.
Martini (with anatomy CD)

GRADING:        EXAM I          FEB. 20                            25%
                EXAM II         APR. 10.                           25%
                LAB                                                25%
                FINAL EXAM                                         25%

      Jan. 5 -          first day of class-tuition due
      Jan. 9 -          last day to add a class
      Jan. 16-          last day to withdraw with refund
      Jan. 19 -         no class; Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day
      Mar. 16-21 -      no class, spring break
      Mar. 23 -         withdraw deadline
      Apr. 17 -         last day of this class

TOPICS                                                                    Chapter Reading
Neural Tissue                                                             Chapter 12

The Spinal Cord and Spinal Nerves                                         Chapter 13

The Brain and Cranial Nerves                                              Chapter 14

Sensory Pathways and the Somatic Nervous System                           Chapter 15

                                           Anatomy & Physiology II (BYS314) Spring 2009

The Autonomic System and Higher Order Functions                                               Chapter 16

The Special Senses                                                                            Chapter 17

The Endocrine System                                                                          Chapter 18

Blood                                                                                         Chapter 19

The Heart                                                                                     Chapter 20

Blood Vessels and Circulation                                                                 Chapter 21

The Lymphatic System and Immunity (overview only)                                             Chapter 22

The Respiratory system                                                                        Chapter 23

The Urinary System (overview only)                                                            Chapter 26

The Reproductive System (overview only)                                                       Chapter 28

Academic Misconduct
All acts of dishonesty in any work constitute academic misconduct. This includes, but is not limited to, cheating, plagiarism, fabrication of
information, misrepresentation, and abetting any of the above. Academic misconduct will not be tolerated and may result in a failing grade for
the course.
Plagiarism Statement:
"UAH is committed to the fundamental values of preserving academic honesty as defined in the Student Handbook (7.III.A). The instructor
reserves the right to utilize electronic means to help prevent plagiarism. Students agree that by taking this course all assignments are subject
to submission for textual similarity review to Assignments submitted to will be included as source documents in's restricted access database solely for the purpose of detecting plagiarism in such documents. The terms that apply to the
University's use of the service, as well as additional information about the company, are described at"
Accommodation Statement
Any student with a disability that will require special attention or accommodation should inform the instructor as soon as possible, preferably
within the first week of class.
Absence from an Exam
Very few excuses are acceptable for asking to postpone an exam. If however, you have a valid reason for missing an exam please see me as
soon as possible before the exam. Failure to do so may result in a grade of "0" for that exam.
Class Attendance
Attendance is not mandatory for the lectures, but is strongly recommended! If you miss a class, it is your responsibility to get the lecture notes
from a classmate.
Course withdrawal - UAH Policy
Students may withdraw from a course through the 10th week of the semester. Withdrawal during the first two weeks will not appear on the
transcript. From the 3rd through 10th week the course will appear on the transcript with a grade of W, which does not affect the GPA. After
the 10th week a student must have documented extenuating circumstances and get the approval of their dean to withdraw from a class.
Extra Credit
There will be no individual extra credit work assigned.
Grievance procedure
Any problems you encounter should be brought to my attention FIRST. If I am unable to satisfactorily address your concerns you can consult
with the Biology Department Chair, Dr. Podila, SC 300.. If he is unable to provide satisfaction, you can consult with the Dean of the College,
Dr. Fix, MSB C207.


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