At Niagara County Community College, Human Biology (BIO 117) is a required component of many degree and certificate programs. Additionally, this course serves as a prerequisite option for many Nursing and Allied Health programs at the College. Use the study tools below to help you earn the best possible grade!
BIO 117 – Human Biology
Contact Hours Per Week: 3 Lec.
A survey course designed to meet the needs of a one semester introductory course in anatomy and physiology of the human body. Individuals preparing for a health-oriented career or individuals who desire basic knowledge in structure and function of the human body will find this course both interesting and stimulating. Topics may include the cell, DNA, the body as a whole, biomechanics, integration and control, exchange and transport, metabolism and reproduction. When appropriate, topics may be enhanced or deleted depending on the interest of the students.
Usually offered Fall and Spring semesters
General Education: Meets SUNY requirement for Natural Sciences (NS)