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Fall 2012 Session


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CLASS SESSION: Thursday, August 23, 2012-Monday, December 17, 2012

General Information: This course in histology involves learning the microscopic architecture and function of cells, tissues and organs of the human body. Graduate students who enroll in this course will be afforded the opportunity to compare human and animal histology. The course content is presented via interactive lectures and virtual labs. A unique feature of this course is the use of virtual microscopy to examine specimens over the Internet using a browser interface instead of a microscope. Learning is facilitated by practice quizzes and assessed by both open- and closed-book examinations.

NOTE: All prospective students should read this document that includes important information about this course including a link to an informational video.

Official Course Session Dates: Course Begin/End and Drop/Add/Withdrawal

Credit: 4 semester hours of undergraduate/graduate credit
Registrar’s Office undergraduate listing for this course
Registrar’s Office graduate listing for this course

Instructors: Robert Ogilvie, Roger Sawyer

Bulletin Course Description: An introduction to the tissues that make up the human body. The microscopic anatomy of tissues is examined and discussed in terms of function and physiology. Note: Three lecture hours and four laboratory hours per week.

Information is accurate as of
April 26, 2018, 12:00 am
(Subject to change)

Schedule Codes
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Undergraduate Listing
USC Aiken
Contact Vivian Grice at 803-641-3550
USC Beaufort 605192
USC Columbia 605162
USC Lancaster 605202
USC Salkehatchie 605182
USC Sumter 605232
USC Union 605222
USC Upstate 605212
Graduate Listing
USC Columbia 605152
Course Materials
The text for this course is “WebMic Study Guide: Learning Histology Step by Step, R. W. Ogilvie, University Press, Medical University of South Carolina, 2010.” Textbook is available from the USC University Bookstore in the Russell House Student Union, Greene Street, Columbia, SC, 803-777-4160 (toll free at 888-654-5320). Online text ordering is available through the bookstore Web site at http://sc.bncollege.com. Delivery options are in-store pickup or UPS shipping (Ground, Second Day, or Next Day). Students are required to indicate the course section number to order online; this is a three-digit number used to indicate the campus where the student registered for classes and/or will attend. This course has a "J" prefix and in the bookstore listing will appear below the Columbia-campus courses for this department. Contact the bookstore for questions about the online ordering system.

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