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SCIĀ 360. Anatomy and Physiology I. 3 Credit Hours.

The essential principles of human anatomy and physiology are explored in this course, using a systems approach. The first portion of the course will review fundamental biological and chemical principles central to life at a cellular level, and explore the structure and function of tissues. The second portion of the course will involve a detailed analysis of the structure and function of the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous and endocrine systems, as well as an examination of the senses. The coordination of these organ systems and their role in the maintenance of homeostasis in the human body will also be explored. The course can be taken with a laboratory to fulfill the laboratory requirement, or to prepare for application to medical or professional programs in the health sciences.
Prerequisites: SCI 251 and SCI L251 or instructor permission
Session Cycle: Fall
Yearly Cycle: Annual.