BIO 161 - Anatomy & Physiology 1
3 Lecture Hours 3 Lab Hours
Prerequisites: BIO 110 or BIO 151 with a grade of “C” or higher
This is a course in systemic human biology for students in allied health, nursing, physical education and other fields requiring a background in human biology. The focus of the course is normal anatomy and physiology, with reference to pathological situations as appropriate. The course focuses on body organization; tissues; and the integumentary, skeletal-articular, muscular, nervous and the endocrine systems.
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:
- Describe the structure and function of the integument, skeletal (articulations), muscular, nervous and endocrine systems.
- Communicate effectively in the medical field using proper anatomical terminology including regional and directional terms.
- Apply the concept of feedback loops in homeostasis under normal conditions and in common clinical disorders.
- Distinguish between major human tissue types according to form, function and location.
- Analyze information utilizing case studies to solve anatomical and physiological problems.
- Demonstrate basic laboratory and microscopic techniques relevant to the field of anatomy and physiology.
- Homeostasis and anatomical terminology
- Integumentary dystem
- Osseous tissue and skeletal system
- Muscular tissue and muscles
- Nervous tissue
- Central nervous system
- Peripheral nervous system
- Sense Organs - general and special
- Autonomic nervous system
- Endocrine system
Textbook/materials as required by instructor
Students who successfully complete this course acquire general knowledge, skills and abilities that align with CCAC’s definition of an educated person. Specifically, this course fulfills these General Education Goals:
Approved By: Dr. Quintin B. Bullock Date Approved: 9/26/2022
- Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
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