Human Anatomy & Physiology
This upper-level elective course requires Biology and either Physics or Chemistry as prerequisites. The course focuses on structure and function in the human body, using organ systems to integrate concepts of anatomical location; cellular and whole body growth and development; movement, metabolism, and nutrition; injuries and rehabilitation; genetic and acquired diseases with diagnoses and treatments. This course has applications and prepares students for college-level courses in the medical field such as nursing, physical therapy, dentistry, optometry, sports and emergency medicine, and athletic training. The class is taught with a hands-on approach using animal dissection, human cadaver observations, physiology labs, videos/films, in-class and off-campus activities, field trips, individual and small group research projects, discussions, and presentations.