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Art Anatomy
Course: ART118

First Term: 2017 Fall
Lec + Lab   3 Credit(s)   6 Period(s)   5.1 Load  
Subject Type: Academic
Load Formula: S - Standard Load

Description: Artistic study of the concept of anatomical unity. Principle skeletal and muscular structures affecting surface form of the human figure. Includes drawing project, portfolio, and tests.

MCCCD Official Course Competencies
1. Define terminology related to anatomical positions or joint motion. (I)
2. Identify skeletal structures by name and sequence. (I, II)
3. Identify muscles by group, individual name, function, origin, and insertion. (III)
4. Construct drawings of bone and muscle for any section of the human form. (II, III)
5. Draw a human figure in various positions with marking (drawing) references to the layered and surfaced anatomy. (II, III)

MCCCD Official Course Competencies must be coordinated with the content outline so that each major point in the outline serves one or more competencies. MCCCD faculty retains authority in determining the pedagogical approach, methodology, content sequencing, and assessment metrics for student work. Please see individual course syllabi for additional information, including specific course requirements.
MCCCD Official Course Outline
I. Anatomical Terminology
   A. Terms referring to the skeleton
   B. Classifications of joints
   C. Terms referring to anatomical position
   D. Joint motion terminology
II. Skeleton-Regional Classifications of Bones
   A. Axial skeleton
      1. Skull
      2. Spine and Rib Cage
   B. Appendicular Skeleton
      1. Shoulder Girdle and Arm
      2. Bones of the Pelvis, Thigh, and Knee
      3. Bones of the Lower Leg and Foot
III. Myology-Regional Classifications of Muscles
   A. Terms referring to Muscles and Myology
   B. Muscle classification
   C. Muscle position and movement
      1. Myology of the Head and Face
      2. Myology of the Neck
      3. Myology of the Superior Anterior Torso
      4. Myology of the Scapula, Back, Inferior Back and Pelvis
      5. Myology of the Arm and Hand
      6. Myology of the Anterior and Posterior Thigh, Male and Female External Genitals, Intersex and Transgender Issues
      7. Myology of the Lower Leg and Foot
      8. Surface Anatomy: Skin, Adipose Tissue, Hair, and Veins
      9. Facial Features
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: February 28, 2017

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