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Biology 105: Anatomy and Physiology

Course Category: 
Location: 

Various; distance learning format.

Length: 

36 hours (6 weeks).  

Dates: 

December 2012 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to;illustrate the structure and explain the function of the respiratory and cardiovascular systems; categorize the organs of the digestive system and explain their role in digestion; illustrate the urinary system and how the body is detoxified; diagram the structure and explain the function and common disorders of the endocrine system; analyze the structure and function of the brain and nervous system; summarize the senses and how they function; outline and model the muscular system, including muscle cells, tissues, contraction, and gross anatomy; differentiate the bones in the human body and describe the function of the skeletal system; and define the anatomy and physiology of the male and female reproductive systems.

Instruction: 

Major topics include an overview of anatomy and cell biology; human respiratory system; cardiovascular system; blood vessels; digestive system; urinary system; endocrine system; the brain; the nervous system at the cellular level; the five senses; muscle physiology; gross anatomy of muscular system; connective tissue; skeletal system; and male and female reproductive systems.

Credit recommendation: 

In the associate/certificate degree category, 3 semester hours in Biology or Science (12/16). 

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