Human Development

Course Code: NATS 1675 M 6.0

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Course Description:

This course examines human development from several biological perspectives. Topics will include a review of the biological and molecular requirements of life, a survey of the human body’s design, and the role of cells in forming and maintaining the body. Other topics will centre on the study of how the human body forms, from fertilization through to the formation of the fully functioning body. These topics will include ovulation, the stages of embryonic and fetal development, the placenta and fetal circulation, hormonal regulation of the male and female reproductive systems, and the role of DNA during growth and development, genetics, and inheritance of physical characteristics.

Course Format:

Six lecture hours per week.

Course Credit Exclusions:

SC/NATS 1610 6.00, SC/NATS 1650 6.00, SC/NATS 1660 6.00, SC/NATS 1690 6.00. NCR Note: This course is not open to any student who has passed or is taking SC/BIOL 1000 3.00, SC/BIOL 1001 3.00 or SC/BIOL 1010 6.00.

Mathematical Content:

Minimal simple arithmetical calculation at about the Grade 10 level.

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