This course is a comprehensive introduction to the structure and function of the human body for students entering health or medically-related fields. This basic course includes a study of the body's embryology, gross anatomy, microanatomy, physiology, homeostatic relationships, and the use of anatomy and physiology terms and concepts to develop thinking, reading and writing skills, and problem-solving abilities. The integumentary, skeletal, muscular, and nervous systems are studied.
Computer/internet access required.
"C" or higher in ENG 100. "C" or higher in both CHEM 151 and CHEM 151L or CHEM 161 and CHEM 161L.
- Discuss the homeostatic relationships, both negative and positive feedback processes associated with the covered systems.
- Discuss the maturation and aging processes involving the covered systems.
- Demonstrate critical thinking by applying A and P terms, concepts, knowledge, and synthesizing information in various situations.
- Identify the required anatomical structures and use the correct terminology to describe and discuss them.
- Explain/discuss the gross and cellular physiology of the systems covered.
- Describe the cause and effect relationship between the systems covered.
- Describe the functional relationship between the listed systems.