Biology 48 - Course Schedule - Summer 2017
Reading for Silverthorn 5th Ed.


Biology 48: Human Physiology (return to top of page)
West Valley College - Summer 2017

TENTATIVE LECTURE SCHEDULE (5th Edition)

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

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

8-Jun Q1 Cell: Membrane Transport / Potentials 3: 53-63, 5: 132-177, (rec 3: 63-92)
2 12-Jun Cell: Membrane Transport / Potentials 3: 53-63, 5: 132-177, (rec 3: 63-92)

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

15-Jun E1 Muscle Physiology I 11:396-401, 12: 406-445
3 19-Jun Muscle Physiology II 11:396-401, 12: 406-445

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

22-Jun Q3 Neurophysiology II 8: 246-295, (rec 6: 178-196)
4 26-Jun Neurophysiology III 8: 246-295, (rec 6: 178-196)

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

29-Jun E2 Immunology  24
5 3-Jul Cardiovascular Physiology I 14: 467-511, 15: 512-545
  4-Jul Independence Day Holiday - No Classes -

5-Jul Cardiovascular Physiology II (biblio due) 14: 467-511, 15: 512-545
  6-Jul Cardiovascular Physiology III 14: 467-511, 15: 512-545
6
10-Jul Q5 Respiratory Physiology I 17: 568-596, 18: 597-621
  11-Jul Respiratory Physiology II 17: 568-596, 18: 597-621

12-Jul Digestive Physiology I 21: 686-723
  13-Jul Q6 Digestive Physiology II  21: 686-723
7
17-Jul E3 Renal Physiology I 19: 622-649, 20: 650-685
  18-Jul Renal Physiology II (final paper due) 19: 622-649, 20: 650-685

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

26-Jul Q8 wrap-up / review -
  27-Jul E4 FINAL EXAM (165 pts.) (study guide)
Thursday, July 27th 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 2017

TENTATIVE LABORATORY SCHEDULE (5th Edition)

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

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

8-Jun * Cellular Chemistry: Enzyme Activity 4 4: 93-105
2 12-Jun Cellular Metabolism: TCA 6 4: 105-116

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

15-Jun Practical Exam I (100 pts.) (study guide) - -
3 19-Jun Muscle Physiology I: Human 12 12

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

22-Jun * Neurophysiology: Action Potential 7 8
4 26-Jun Sensory Physiology I (lecture + lab) 9, 10, 11 9: 314-316, 10

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

29-Jun Practical Exam II (125 pts.) (study guide) - -
5 3-Jul   Hematology / Blood 13, 14 16
  4-Jul Independence Day Holiday - No Classes - -

5-Jul Cardiovascular I: Heart Sounds & ECG (biblio due) 15, 14
  6-Jul Cardiovascular II: Blood Pressure & Flow 16 14
6
10-Jul * Cardiovascular III: Pharmacology 17 11, 14
  11-Jul * Respiration 18 17, 18

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

19-Jul *
*

Renal II: Volume Reg
Endocrine Physiology: GTT

21, 22 19, 20, 6-7, 22
  20-Jul Data Analysis 21, 22 6-7, 19-20, 22
8
24-Jul Exercise Physiology / Physical Fitness 23 -
  25-Jul Nutrition (Pot-Luck!) 24 22

26-Jul Review IV / Quiz #8 / Lab Reports Due - -
  27-Jul E4 FINAL EXAM (165 pts.) (study guide)
Thursday, July 27th 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.