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…
- Identify the anatomical parts of the human body.
- Relate form to function in studying physiology of the human body.
- Analyze the effects of loss of homeostasis on various body systems.
- Investigate current medical practices and techniques.
- Use scientific methodology to research human anatomy and physiology topics.
- Develop and analyze tables and graphs of scientific data.
By the completion of this course, students will know…
- Human body orientation
- The functions of human body tissues
- The functions of skin
- The functions of the skeletal system
- The functions of the muscular system
- The functions of the nervous system
- The functions of special senses
- The functions of the endocrine system
- The functions of blood
- The functions of the cardiovascular system
- The functions of the respiratory system
- The functions of the digestive system
- The different structures and functions of the brain
- Appropriate nutrition guidelines
This curriculum last updated on January 7, 2019, by the Science Department.