Montana State University

BIOH
Human Biology


BIOH 112   HUMAN FORM AND FUNCTION I

BIOH 113   HUMAN FORM AND FUNCTION II

BIOH 185   INTEGRATIVE PHYSIOLOGY I

BIOH 201   HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY I

BIOH 211   HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY II

BIOH 287   INTERMEDIATE HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY I

BIOH 288   INTERMEDIATE HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY II

BIOH 313   NEUROPHYSIOLOGY 

BIOH 320   BIOMEDICAL GENETICS 

BIOH 323   HUMAN DEVELOPMENTAL BIOHOGY

BIOH 340   PRINCIPLES OF HISTOLOGY

BIOH 411   ADVANCED HUMAN ANATOMY

BIOH 422   GENES AND CANCER

BIOH 425   SENSORY NEUROPHYSIOLOGY

BIOH 430   NEUROETHOLOGY

BIOH 435   COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCE

BIOH 440   NEUROSCIENCE OF MENTAL ILLNESS

BIOH 455   MOLECULAR MEDICINE

BIOH 492   INDEPENDENT STUDY


BIOH 112 HUMAN FORM AND FUNCTION I
F 4 cr. LEC 3 LAB 1
-- Human anatomy, physiology, and pathology; including etiology, prognosis, medical treatment, signs and symptoms of diseases of respiratory, endocrine, excretory, and reproductive systems. Proper diet and nutrition guidelines are also addressed. This course will focus on the key elements of anatomy and physiology necessary for students in allied health professions, specifically those who will work the areas of community health, health enhancement education, health promotion, and kinesiology. The aim of this course is for students to demonstrate working knowledge of the muscular, skeletal, nervous, cardiovascular, and respiratory systems, and to demonstrate an understanding of the endocrine and digestive systems and body metabolism.

BIOH 113 HUMAN FORM AND FUNCTION II
F 4 cr. LEC 3 LAB 1
-- Human anatomy, physiology, and pathology; including etiology, prognosis, medical treatment, signs and symptoms of diseases of muscular, skeletal, nervous, cardiovascular, and lymphatic systems.

BIOH 185 INTEGRATIVE PHYSIOLOGY I
F 4 cr. LEC 3 LAB 1
COREQUISITE: CHMY 141 or CHMY 151.
-- How the human body works. For students planning to be health professionals. Designed to be taken before BIOB 256, includes basic cellular mechanisms, physiological control and communications. Major topics include muscle, nerve, respiratory, renal and cardiovascular systems. Cadaver laboratory will cover related human anatomy.

BIOH 201 HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY I
S,Su 5 cr. LEC 3 LAB 2
PREREQUISITE: CHMY 121, CHMY 141 or CHMY 151 with a grade of "C-" or better. Priority given to majors requiring this course.
-- General principles of cell and tissue biology that apply to all living systems. Structure and function of skeletal, muscular, nervous, and endocrine systems. Homeostasis, control, and integration of the human body will be emphasized. Laboratory will cover related systems. This course is not repeatable without prior consent of instructor.

BIOH 211 HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY II
F 4 cr. LEC 3 LAB 1
PREREQUISITE: BIOH 201, BIOB 260 or BIOM 360 with grades of "C-" or better in each course. Priority given to majors requiring this course.
-- Structure and function of digestive, cardiovascular, respiratory, reproductive, and urinary systems of humans. Principles of integration, metabolism, energy flow, and homeostasis will be emphasized. This course is not repeatable without prior consent of instructor.

BIOH 287 INTERMEDIATE HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY I
S 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: CHMY 121 or CHMY 141 or CHMY 151 with grades of "C-" or better in either course.
--General principles of cell and tissue biology; function of skeletal, muscular, nervous, and endocrine systems. Homeostasis, control, and integration of the human body will be emphasized.

BIOH 288 INTERMEDIATE HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY II
F 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: or BIOH 201 or BIOB 260 or BIOH 297 or BIOM 360 with grades of "C-" or better in each course.
-- Function of the human digestive, cardiovascular, respiratory, reproductive, and urinary systems. Principles of integration, metabolism, energy flow and homeostasis will be emphasized.

BIOH 313 NEUROPHYSIOLOGY
F 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: BIOB 256 and BIOB 260.
-- Physiology of integrative mechanisms in nervous systems. Topics range from the mechanisms of synaptic transmission and action potential generation to the neural basic of learning and memory.

BIOH 320 BIOMEDICAL GENETICS
F 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: BIOB 214
COREQUISITE: BCH 380
-- Introduction to fundamental principles of eukaryotic molecular genetics. Emphasis on the genetics of the major model organisms of biomedical research and how they are exploited to understand human biology and disease.

BIOH 323 HUMAN DEVELOPMENTAL BIOHOGY
S 4 cr. LEC 4
PREREQUISITE: BIOB 170 or BIOB 258, and or BIOB 260, and BIOB 375.
-- Developmental Biology: Introduction to the cell signaling pathways and morphogenetic processes that establish the basic vertebrate body plan. Includes hands-on study of chicken and frog embryos.

BIOH 340 PRINCIPLES OF HISTOLOGY
F 3 cr. LEC 2 LAB 1
PREREQUISITE: or BIOB 260, senior standing and consent of instructor.
-- Microscopic study of cells, tissues, and selected mammalian organs.

BIOH 395 HUMAN PATHOPHYSIOLOGY
S 3 cr. LEC 2 IND 1 SEM 1
PREREQUISITE: BCH 380 or consent of instructor.
-- Students will research two diseases of their own choosing and give a class presentation of their findings. The presentation normally includes diagnosis, pathophysiology, and treatment.

BIOH 409 ADVANCED HUMAN ANATOMY OF THORAX AND ABDOMEN
Su 4 cr. LEC 2 LAB 2
PREREQUISITE: Junior standing and 2 upper division biology courses and consent of instructor.
-- Covers thorax and abdomen anatomy, emphasizing topography and three dimensional relations. Instruction will be based on student dissections of human cadavers, with lectures covering structure and function, as well as pathology typically encountered in the dissection laboratory.

BIOH 411 ADVANCED HUMAN ANATOMY
S 4 cr. LEC 2 LAB 2.
PREREQUISITE: Senior standing, completion of at least two upper division courses in the biological sciences and consent of instructor.
-- Covers back, extremities and joint anatomy, emphasizing topography and three dimensional relations. Instruction will be based on student dissections of human cadavers, with lectures covering structure and function, as well as pathology typically encountered in the dissection laboratory. Class can fulfill 4 upper division honor credits, if prerequisites are satisfied.

BIOH 422 GENES AND CANCER
F 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: BIOB 375 and BIOB 425.
-- This course will focus on the molecular and cellular mechanism of human cancer. The role of oncogenes and tumor suppressor genes in normal and cancerous cells will be examined, with an emphasis on how mutations in certain genes results in altered cell-cell signaling and cell proliferation. The role of genetic mutation in breast, colorectal and lymphoma cancers will be discussed, along with new technologies to detect and treat these cancers.

BIOH 425 SENSORY NEUROPHYSIOLOGY
S 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: BIOH 313.
-- Neurophysiology of sensory cells and systems. Topics range from the mechanisms underlying sensory reception to the processing of sensory information at higher stages. The major focus will be on human sensory systems. Pathologies that effect sensory perception will be considered.

BIOH 430 NEUROETHOLOGY
On Demand 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: Consent of instructor.
-- Neural and hormonal bases of animal behavior, including mechanisms underlying sensory perception and motor responses, learning and memory, spatial navigation, language, dominance hierarchies and aggression, mating systems, and parental behavior. Model systems from a variety of different animal species will be studied including humans.

BIOH 435 COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCE
S 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: BIOH 313, BCH 380 plus one of: BIOH 211, PSYX 350, BIOO 412.
-- This course will survey our present knowledge of the neural basis of normal and abnormal cognitive function in humans and non-human primates. Topics will range from perception and action to attention, consciousness and mental illness.

BIOH 440 NEUROSCIENCE OF MENTAL ILLNESS
F 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: BIOH 313 or BIOH 435.
-- Survey of the major categories of human mental illness and their underlying neural mechanisms and treatments.

BIOH 455 MOLECULAR MEDICINE
S 3 cr. LEC 1 SEM 2
PREREQUISITE: BIOB 375 and BCH 380.
-- Lecture and seminar courses based on recent, original papers. Moves from human disease to molecular explanations. Intended for upper level students with a strong background in biology.

BIOH 492 INDEPENDENT STUDY
On Demand 1 - 3 cr. IND Maximum 6 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Junior standing, consent of instructor and approval of department head.
-- Directed research and study on an individual basis.

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