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2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
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BIOL 2401 - Anatomy and Physiology I

4 credit hours. 3 lecture hours. 3 lab hours.

Anatomy and Physiology I is the first part of a two course sequence. It is a study of the structure and function of the human body including cells, tissues and organs of the following systems: integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous and special senses. Emphasis is on interrelationships among systems and regulation of physiological functions involved in maintaining homeostasis. The lab provides a hands-on learning experience for exploration of human system components and basic physiology. Systems to be studied include integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous, and special senses.. BIOL 1308  or BIOL 1406  are recommended prerequisites.

Additional Fees: Lab Fee $24

Measurable Learning Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, students will: Use anatomical terminology to identify and describe locations of major organs of each system covered. Explain interrelationships among molecular, cellular, tissue, and organ functions in each system. Describe the interdependency and interactions of the systems. Explain contributions of organs and systems to the maintenance of homeostasis. Identify causes and effects of homeostatic imbalances. Describe modern technology and tools used to study anatomy and physiology.

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