A course designed for students with particular interests in nutrition and biology. The course presents basic concepts of disease in the cells, tissues, organs and fluids of the body. Emphasis will be on disease processes resulting from physical, toxic and microbiological and other causes.
By the end of the course, the learner should be able to:
- Define terminology and concepts of general pathology;
- Outline the basic processed resulting from neoplastic, physical, toxic, microbiological and immunologic causes;
- Describe major principles underlying basic tissue and organ changes and how these changes course potentially lead to disease; and
- Differentiate between accurate and inaccurate information in current health issues in popular culture related to the principles of disease.
- Cell Degeneration and Death
- Changes in Blood Flow and Body Fluid Balance
- The Immune Response
- Healing and Repair
Prerequisite(s): 1.50 credits in biology
|Assessment Item||Weight||Learning Outcomes|
|Quizzes (6)||5%||1, 2, 3|
|Midterm 1||12.5%||1, 2, 3|
|Midterm 2||12.5%||1, 2, 3|
|Midterm 3||12.5%||1, 2, 3|
|Online Exam (Cumulative)||57.5%||1, 2, 3, 4|
Additional Technical Requirements
This course will use the following:
- Respondus tool to invigilate one or more exams.
Please view the Technical Considerations.
*Course details are subject to change.