Anatomy & Physiology I
Natural Science and Mathematics
Prerequisites: Anatomy & Physiology I
College Credits: 3
As the first part of a two course series, this course initiates the application of the conceptual framework to the subject of Human Anatomy and Physiology, by introducing many scientific concepts and providing a comprehensive overview of the integrative mechanisms that contribute to the function of the human body. The course places emphasis on organization and overview of the human body, chemical reactions, maintenance of the body, integration, regulatory mechanisms and the dynamics of support and motion. Specific topics covered include anatomical terminology, organization of the body, histology, cell biology, and tissues, the integumentary system, the skeletal system, joints, the muscular system, nervous system, neural integration, special senses and the autonomic nervous system.