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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

New York Institute of Massage, Inc. | Evaluated Learning Experience

1. Anatomy 2.Physiology

Course 1: 40.5 hours (9 weeks). Course 2: 76.5 hours (9 weeks).
New York Institute of Massage, 4701 Transit Road, Williamsville, New York.
Course 1: November 1996 - November 1999.* Course 2: November 1996 - November 1999.*
Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: describe the development of bone structure; describe anatomical structures using correct terminology; name and locate anatomical landmarks (Course 1); locate and identify the tissues and organs of the major body systems and describe their functions; discuss normal anatomical and physiological relationships among all the major body systems (Course 2).


Course 1: Major topics include: skeletal terminology; axial skeleton; vertebral column thorax; pelvic girdle; upper and lower extremities; appendicular skeleton and joints; arterial and venous portions of circulation. NOTE: Laboratory work is not included. Course 2: Integumentary/skeletal, endocrine, circulatory, lymphatic, respiratory, digestive and urinary systems. NOTE: Laboratory work is not included.

Credit recommendation: 

Course 1 and 2: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 6 semester hours in Biology, Health Science, or related disciplines (12/98). NOTE: Courses 1 and 2 must both be completed to receive credit. NOTE: Credit is not recommended as a laboratory science course. *NOTE: The credit recommendation for these courses continues in the preceding section.