SC 253 Anatomy and Physiology I

This course provides a thorough study of the structure and function of the human body. Topics include general anatomical structure and mapping of the human body, chemistry, the cell and the anatomy and physiology of the integumentary, skeletal, muscular and nervous systems. In the laboratory, students are engaged in identification and recognition of anatomical structures and physiology of the cell and body systems using microscopy, models and dissection specimens. The course is designed to provide an essential knowledge base for nursing students and/or students entering other allied health fields. Recommended prerequisites: high school biology and/or chemistry or equivalent. Contact Hours: (3,3)