Biology 48 - Course Schedule - Summer 2018
Reading for Silverthorn 5th Ed.


Biology 48: Human Physiology (return to top of page)
West Valley College - Summer 2018

TENTATIVE LECTURE SCHEDULE (5th Edition)

Wk Date ! Lecture Topic (Q indicates tentative quiz dates) Text Chpt (5th ed. Silverthorn)
1 4-Jun Introduction / Homeostasis 1: 1-19, 6: 196-214

5-Jun Biomolecules 2: 20-52
  6-Jun Cell: Cell Chemistry / Metabolism 2: 39-45, 4: 93-116 (rec 4: 116-131)

7-Jun Q1 Cell: Membrane Transport / Potentials 3: 53-63, 5: 132-177, (rec 3: 63-92)
2 11-Jun Cell: Membrane Transport / Potentials 3: 53-63, 5: 132-177, (rec 3: 63-92)

12-Jun Cell: Signalling 6: 178-214
  13-Jun Q2 Cell: Signalling 6: 178-214

14-Jun E1 Muscle Physiology I 11:396-401, 12: 406-445
3 18-Jun Muscle Physiology II 11:396-401, 12: 406-445

19-Jun Muscle Physiology III 11:396-401, 12: 406-445
  20-Jun Neurophysiology I (topics due) 8: 246-295, (rec 6: 178-196)

21-Jun Q3 Neurophysiology II 8: 246-295, (rec 6: 178-196)
4 25-Jun Neurophysiology III 8: 246-295, (rec 6: 178-196)

26-Jun Nervous System: ANS 11: 385-405, (rec 9: 296-332)
  27-Jun Q4 Hematology 16: 546-567, 18: 603-612

28-Jun E2 Immunology  24
5 2-Jul Cardiovascular Physiology I (bibliography due) 14: 467-511, 15: 512-545
  3-Jul Cardiovascular Physiology II 14: 467-511, 15: 512-545

4-Jul Independence Day Holiday - No Classes -
  5-Jul Cardiovascular Physiology III 14: 467-511, 15: 512-545
6
9-Jul Q5 Respiratory Physiology I 17: 568-596, 18: 597-621
  10-Jul Respiratory Physiology II (final paper due) 17: 568-596, 18: 597-621

11-Jul Digestive Physiology I 21: 686-723
  12-Jul Q6 Digestive Physiology II  21: 686-723
7
16-Jul E3 Renal Physiology I 19: 622-649, 20: 650-685
  17-Jul Renal Physiology II 19: 622-649, 20: 650-685

18-Jul Endocrine Physiology I 7: 215-245, 22: 736-747, (rec 23: 757-781)
  19-Jul Q7 Endocrine Physiology II 7: 215-245, 22: 736-747, (rec 23: 757-781)
8
23-Jul Reproductive Physiology I 26: 828-867
  24-Jul Reproductive Physiology II 26: 828-867

25-Jul Q8 wrap-up / review -
  26-Jul E4 FINAL EXAM (165 pts.) (study guide)
Thursday, July 26th from 9:45AM-11:45AM in SM 52
† Note: the scheduled time for the final is based on the time and location of the lab.



Biology 48: Human Physiology (return to top of page)
West Valley College - Summer 2018

TENTATIVE LABORATORY SCHEDULE (5th Edition)

Wk Date ! Topic ( * indicates report lab) Lab Chpt Text Ref (5th ed.)
1 4-Jun Introduction: Homeostasis 1 1: 1-8, 6: 196-209

5-Jun Bioinstrumentation 2 -
  6-Jun Data Presentation and Analysis 3 1: 8-19

7-Jun * Cellular Chemistry: Enzyme Activity 4 4: 93-105
2 11-Jun Cellular Metabolism: TCA 6 4: 105-116

12-Jun * Membrane Transport: Diffusion / Osmosis 5 5, append. B1-3
  13-Jun Review I / Quiz#2 / Lab Reports Due - -

14-Jun Practical Exam I (100 pts.) (study guide) - -
3 18-Jun Muscle Physiology I: Human 12 12

19-Jun * Muscle Physiology II: Frog 12 12
  20-Jun Reflexes (topics due) 8 13

21-Jun * Neurophysiology: Action Potential 7 8
4 25-Jun Sensory Physiology I (lecture + lab) 9, 10, 11 9: 314-316, 10

26-Jun Sensory Physiology II (lecture + lab) 9, 10, 11 9: 314-316, 10
  27-Jun Review II / Quiz #4 / Lab Reports Due - -

28-Jun Practical Exam II (125 pts.) (study guide) - -
5 2-Jul Hematology / Blood (bibliography due) 13, 14 16
  3-Jul Cardiovascular I: Heart Sounds & ECG  15, 14

4-Jul   Independence Day Holiday - No Classes - -
  5-Jul Cardiovascular II: Blood Pressure & Flow 16 14
6
9-Jul * Cardiovascular III: Pharmacology 17 11, 14
  10-Jul * Respiration (final paper due) 18 17, 18

11-Jul Digestive Physiology 19 21
  12-Jul Review III / Quiz #6 / Lab Reports Due - -
7
16-Jul Practical Exam III (125 pts.) (study guide) - -
  17-Jul Renal Physiology I: Urinalysis  20 19-20

18-Jul * Renal II: Volume Reg / *Endocrine Physiology: GTT 21, 22 19, 20, 6-7, 22
  19-Jul Data Analysis 21, 22 6-7, 19-20, 22
8
23-Jul Exercise Physiology / Physical Fitness 23 -
  24-Jul Nutrition (Pot-Luck!) 24 22

25-Jul Review IV / Quiz #8 / Lab Reports Due - -
  26-Jul E4 FINAL EXAM (165 pts.) (study guide)
Thursday, July 26th from 9:45AM-11:45AM in SM 52
† Note: the scheduled time for the final is based on the time and location of the lab.