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Course Equivalency Tool (Montana University System Common Course Changes)


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 BIOLOGY

BIOH 340   PRINCIPLES OF HISTOLOGY

BIOH 395   PRINCIPLES OF HISTOLOGY

BIOH 405   HEMATOLOGY

BIOH 406   HEMATOLOGY LABORATORY

BIOH 409   ADVANCED HUMAN ANATOMY OF THORAX AND ABDOMEN

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 464   CLIN HEM & BODY FLUIDS

BIOH 466   CLIN MICROBIOLOGY I

BIOH 467   CLINICAL CHEMISTRY I

BIOH 468   CL. IMMUNOHEMATOLOGY I

BIOH 469   ESSENTIALS OF CLIN LAB PRACTICE

BIOH 470   SUMMER CLINICAL LABORATORY

BIOH 471   PROFESSIONAL TRAINING I

BIOH 472   PROFESSIONAL TRAINING II

BIOH 473   LABORATORY PRACTICE II

BIOH 474   CLINICAL HEMATOLOGY II

BIOH 475   CLINICAL HEMOSTASIS

BIOH 476   CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY II

BIOH 477   CLINICAL CHEM & URINALYSIS II

BIOH 478   CLINICAL IMMUNOHEMATOLOGY II

BIOH 479   CLINICAL IMMUNOLOGY/SEROLOGY

BIOH 482   LABORATORY PRACTICE III

BIOH 484   CLINICAL HEMATOLOTY III

BIOH 486   CLIN MICROBIO & MOLECULAR DIAG

BIOH 487   CLINICAL CHEMISTRY III

BIOH 488   CLINICAL IMMUNOHEMATOLOGY

BIOH 489   LABORATORY MANAGEMENT

BIOH 491   SPECIAL TOPICS

BIOH 492   INDEPENDENT STUDY


Course Equivalency Tool (Montana University System Common Course Changes)


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
S 3 cr. LEC 3
-- 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 405 HEMATOLOGY
F
PREREQUISITE: , BIOL 207 or BIOL 208. BIOB 410 and BCH 380 are recommended.
COREQUISITE: MB 406.
-- A study of the function, biochemistry, cell biology, and pathology of blood and its constituents.

BIOH 406 HEMATOLOGY LABORATORY
F
PREREQUISITE: BIOL 207 or BIOL 208.
COREQUISITE: MB 405.
-- Methods of examining white blood cells, red blood cells, and platelets. Also included is the examination of abnormal blood cells, hemostasis, and florescent antibody cell sorting analysis.

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 464 CLIN HEM & BODY FLUIDS
Su
PREREQUISITE: Acceptance in professional training program.
-- Topics include a review of normal hematopoiesis; red blood cell, white blood cell, and platelet disorders; body fluid overview; and an introduction to hematology instrumentation.

BIOH 466 CLIN MICROBIOLOGY I
Su
PREREQUISITE: Acceptance in professional training program.
-- Topics include a review of medical microbiology, virology. mycology, parasitology, and clinical laboratory testing procedures.

BIOH 467 CLINICAL CHEMISTRY I
Su
PREREQUISITE: Acceptance in professional training program.
-- Topics include an introduction to theories and principles with emphasis on all body systems, and the role of instrumentation in the clinical chemistry laboratory.

BIOH 468 CL. IMMUNOHEMATOLOGY I
Su
PREREQUISITE: Acceptance in professional training program.
-- Basic techniques in blood banking. Topics to be included are: ABO/Rh typing, antibody identification, transfusion therapy and reactions, donor collection and component preparation.

BIOH 469 ESSENTIALS OF CLIN LAB PRACTICE
Su
PREREQUISITE: Acceptance in professional training program.
--Provides an orientation to the program, safety information, phlebotomy training, and an overview of management practices. Also includes instruction in hemostasis, molecular diagnostics and urinalysis.

BIOH 470 SUMMER CLINICAL LABORATORY
Su
PREREQUISITE: To take this course, students must be accepted into a professional training program.
-- MB 460 is a clinical laboratory science course, which will be conducted at affiliate training programs during the summer of a student's senior year. It includes student lecture and laboratory instruction in clinical immunohematology, clinical chemistry, phlebotomy, clinical hematosis, clinical microscopy and urinalysis, clinical body fluids, transfusion techniques, and clinical microbiology.

BIOH 471 PROFESSIONAL TRAINING I
F
PREREQUISITE: MB 460.
-- BIOH 471 is the first semester of professional training at a clinical laboratory hospital affiliate. Students will review basic and advanced information in immunohematology, clinical chemistry, clinical hematology, clinical microbiology, clinical immunology, medical mycology, and phlebotomy techniques. Students will perform patient laboratory testing under the guidance of trained professionals.

BIOH 472 PROFESSIONAL TRAINING II
S
PREREQUISITE: MB 461.
-- MB 462 is the second semester of professional training at a clinical laboratory hospital affiliate. Students will learn financial and quality management information of the clinical laboratory and study advanced immunohematology, clinical chemistry, clinical microbiology, and clinical hematology. During this course, students will perform actual patient laboratory testing under the guidance of trained professionals.

BIOH 473 LABORATORY PRACTICE II
F
PREREQUISITE: Students must be accepted to the MMLS training program.
-- Essential skills for performing phlebotomy, laboratory specimen collection, handling and preparing samples for laboratory analysis and interpersonal communication skills will be emphasized.

BIOH 474 CLINICAL HEMATOLOGY II
F
PREREQUISITE: Students must be accepted to the MMLS training program.
--Blood cell identification, manual and automated procedures for the assessment of hematologic disease will be emphasized. Students will begin to learn to assess, interpret and correlate hematologic data with disease.

BIOH 475 CLINICAL HEMOSTASIS
F
PREREQUISITE: Students must be accepted to the MMLS training program.
--Laboratory skills using manual and automated procedures will be emphasized. Students will assess, interpret and correlate data as it relates to normal and abnormal hemostasis and anticoagulant therapy.

BIOH 476 CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY II
F
PREREQUISITE: Students must be accepted to the MMLS training program.
-- The ability to differentiate pathogens from commensals and perform identification procedures and antimicrobial susceptibility testing are emphasized along with an introduction to specialized and automated testing.

BIOH 477 CLINICAL CHEM & URINALYSIS II
F
PREREQUISITE: Students must be accepted to the MMLS training program.
-- Manual and automated procedures for determing chemical analytes in blood and body fluids and the associated disease conditions will be emphasized along with an introduction to specialized testing.

BIOH 478 CLINICAL IMMUNOHEMATOLOGY II
F
PREREQUISITE: Students must be accepted to the MMLS training program.
-- Maintenance of blood components and performing routine and basic problem solving procedures in the blood bank will be emphasized. Correlation of immunohematology theory and disease with testing and transfusion practices and patient care will be covered.

BIOH 479 CLINICAL IMMUNOLOGY/SEROLOGY
F
PREREQUISITE: Students must be accepted to the MMLS training program.
-- Assessment, interpretation and clinical significance of immunology principles and techniques and their correlation to laboratory data and patient disease will be emphasized.

BIOH 482 LABORATORY PRACTICE III
S
PREREQUISITE: Students must be accepted to the MMLS training program.
-- A two week rotation in a small hospital laboratory provides an opportunity to experience a different work environment and practice laboratory skills.

BIOH 484 CLINICAL HEMATOLOTY III
S
PREREQUISITE: Students must be accepted to the MMLS training program.
-- Competence in performing testing and the ability to assess, interpret, and correlate hematologic data with other patient information to recommended additional testing, diagnosis, and probable treatment option for the patient will be emphasized.

BIOH 486 CLIN MICROBIO & MOLECULAR DIAG
S
PREREQUISITE: Students must be accepted to the MMLS training program.
-- Competently identify and provide susceptibility data for microorganisms isolated from human specimens including clinically significant yeasts, molds, parasites, viruses and mycobacterium. Perform molecular diagnostic techniques available.

BIOH 487 CLINICAL CHEMISTRY III
S
PREREQUISITE: Students must be accepted to the MMLS training program.
-- Achieve entry level knowledge of disease processes, and exhibit professional competencies in clinical chemistry laboratory procedures and the operation of laboratory instrumentation.

BIOH 488 CLINICAL IMMUNOHEMATOLOGY
S
PREREQUISITE: Students must be accepted to the MMLS training program.
-- Attain competency and the ability to correlate testing data to theory and initiate advanced techniques where appropriate. Students will demonstrate entry level competency by managing the daily aspects of blood bank operation.

BIOH 489 LABORATORY MANAGEMENT
S
PREREQUISITE: Students must be accepted to the MMLS training program.
-- General management policies, principles, and procedures necessary for efficient operation of a clinical laboratory will be emphasized along with federal and state regulations which govern the clinical laboratory.

BIOH 491 SPECIAL TOPICS
On Demand
Max 12 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Course prerequisites as determined for each offering.
-- Courses not required in any curriculum for which there is a particular one-time need, or given on a trial basis to determine acceptability and demand.

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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