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BIO 1121 Human Anatomy & Physiology I

The first course in a two-semester sequence studying the structure and function of the human body. Topics include introductory terminology, biochemistry, cytology, the integumentary system, the skeletal system, the muscular system, the nervous system and the endocrine system. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.

Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
Department: Biology
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: Yes

Prereqs: DEV 0015 AND MAT 0050 OR MAT 1120 OR MAT 1130 


  • Demonstrate an understanding of basic physiological processes of the organ systems studied in this course.
  • Comprehend and analyze interactions between organs and organ systems involved in homeostatic mechanisms and how these processes interrelate to maintain the life of the human body.
  • Survey and identify anatomical characteristics of the following organ systems: integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous and endocrine.

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 2