This course is half of a full course of Anatomy and Physiology which overall is designed to provide students with a basic understanding of the structure, function, and disorders of the human body. In Basic Anatomy and Physiology, the topics include an overview of the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, and nervous systems, as well as discussion of tissues and special senses.

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Describe the chemistry basics involved in Anatomy and Physiology.
  • Describe the function of cells.
  • Identify different types of tissues and their functions.
  • Describe and identify specific parts and key terms of the Integumentary System.
  • Describe and identify specific parts and key terms of the Skeletal System.
  • Describe and identify specific parts and key terms of the Muscular System.
  • Describe and identify specific parts and key terms of the Nervous System and the Sensory System.