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Biology 220 (Biology 141) Anatomy and Physiology 1

This is the first of two classes designed for students who want to enter professional health care programs. It is a study of the gross anatomy and functioning of the human body. Covers body organization, cellular structure and function, fundamentals of chemistry and the physiology, structure and function of all the body systems. Lab includes microscopic tissue studies, dissection, work with ADAM software, and physiology projects related to the systems studied. Prerequisite: Completion of BIO 101 with a 2.0 GPA or better.

This class covers:
Tissues and Simple Organs (Glands and Membranes)
Skeletal System and Articulations
Nervous System
  • Nervous Tissue
  • Central Nervous System (brain and spinal cord)
  • Peripheral Nervous System

Motor (somatic and autonomic)
Sensory (general and special [sight, hearing, etc.])
Muscle System