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Human Anatomy and Physiology I
Course: BIO201

First Term: 2011 Fall
Lecture   4.0 Credit(s)   3.0 Period(s)   3.0 Load  
Subject Type: Occupational
Load Formula: S

Description: Study of structure and function of the human body. Topics include cells, tissues, integumentary system, skeletal system, muscular system, and nervous system.

MCCCD Official Course Competencies
1. Describe and apply anatomical terminology. (I)
2. Describe multicellular organization. (I-VI)
3. Distinguish and describe major tissue types. (II, V, VI)
4. Describe the structure and function of the integumentary system. (III)
5. Describe the structure and function of the skeletal system. (IV)
6. Describe the structure and function of the muscular system. (V)
7. Describe the structure and function of the nervous system. (VI)
8. Define homeostasis and describe specific examples for the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, and nervous systems. (I, III-VI)
MCCCD Official Course Outline
I. Basic concepts of the Human Body
   A. Anatomical directional terms
   B. Position of organs in body cavities
   C. Planes, surfaces, and sections
   D. Organization of cells, tissues, and membranes into organs
   E. Organization of organs into systems
   F. Homeostasis
II. Histology
   A. Location and function of major tissue types
   B. Location and function of membranes
III. Integumentary System
   A. Structure and function of skin
   B. Skin accessories
   C. Skin injuries, inflammation, and wound healing
IV. Skeletal System
   A. Articulated and disarticulated skeleton and bone markings
   B. Development and growth of bones
   C. Microscopic structure of bone
   D. Physiology of bone tissue
   E. Articulation and movements
   F. Bone injuries and repair
V. Muscular System
   A. Microscopic structure of muscle types
   B. Physiology of muscle tissue
   C. Individual muscles and functions
VI. Nervous System
   A. Microscopic structure of nerve tissue
   B. Physiology of the neuron and synaptic transmission
   C. Neurotransmitters
   D. Central nervous system
      1. Brain structure and function
      2. Spinal cord structure and function
   E. Peripheral nervous system
      1. Spinal nerves
      2. Cranial nerves
      3. Neural pathways
      4. Autonomic nervous system
   F. Sense Organs
      1. Structure
      2. Function
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date:  3/22/2011

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