533 Human Anatomy and Physiology

2 semesters, 1 credit

Open to juniors and seniors

Prerequisites: Minimum grade of C in 525 Biology I/526 Advanced Biology I and 532 Chemistry I/535 Honors Chemistry I completed or taken at the same time or teacher approval.

Human Anatomy and Physiology is a comprehensive study of human organ systems and their disorders. This course is recommended for students interested in health careers.



By the completion of this course, students will be able to…

  1. Identify the anatomical parts of the human body.
  2. Relate form to function in studying physiology of the human body.
  3. Analyze the effects of loss of homeostasis on various body systems.
  4. Investigate current medical practices and techniques.
  5. Use scientific methodology to research human anatomy and physiology topics.
  6. Develop and analyze tables and graphs of scientific data. 


By the completion of this course, students will know…

  1. Human body orientation 
  2. The functions of human body tissues
  3. The functions of skin
  4. The functions of the skeletal system    
  5. The functions of the muscular system 
  6. The functions of the nervous system
  7. The functions of the brain
  8. The functions of special senses
  9. The functions of the endocrine system 
  10. The functions of blood
  11. The functions of the cardiovascular system   
  12. The functions of the respiratory system
  13. The functions of the digestive system 
  14.  Appropriate nutrition guidelines


This curriculum last updated on January 27, 2021, by the Science Department.