Anatomy and Physiology

Course Code:

Credit Hours:

Effective beginning:

001, 002, 700


Course Description:
This course focuses on the study of the anatomical and physiological functions of the human body. The scope of the course includes basic organization and structure with histology, integumentary system, skeletal system, muscular system, and nervous system.


Course Details


Successful completion of one year of high school biology or a grade of “C” or higher in BSC 1005



Heriberto DeLeon

Denise Freeman

Amanda Clark


Required textbooks/ course materials:

Fundamentals of Anatomy & Physiology with Modified Mastering A&P™, 11th Edition. Frederic H. Martini, Judi L. Nath, and Edwin F. Bartholomew, Pearson.
ISBN: 9780134775210


Modified Mastering A & P with eBook ISBN: 9780134509181


ISBN: 9780134509198 (Electronic Product)


Assignment/course outline:

See first-day handout.


Discipline-level learning outcomes:

Area 2 - Natural Science: Explore the Nature of Science

The purpose of the study of the natural sciences component in the core curriculum is to enable the student to understand, construct, and evaluate relationships in the natural sciences, and to understand the bases for building and testing scientific theories.

NS-1 Recognize appropriate scientific terminology.

NS-2 Apply scientific principles or concepts. 

NS-3 Solve real-world problems using scientific knowledge.


Course-level learning outcomes:

Course-level student learning outcomesDiscipline-level learning outcomesAssessment methods

Apply appropriate vocabulary and terminology relalted to human anatomy and physiology.

Identify important anatomical structures in the systems discussed.

Describe the relationship between structure and function in the systems discussed.

Recognize the processes involved in homeostatic regulation in the body.


NS-1, NS-2

NS-1, NS-2

NS-1, NS-2, NS-3

Quizzes, Tests, Cumulative Final, Homework


Means of accomplishing learning outcomes:

Lecture is the primary method of instruction. Students are expected to be attentive and are encouraged to ask questions. Lectures will come primarily from the textbook in formats that may include power point presentations, white board illustrations, videos, and web-based technologies. Laboratory activities are designed to correlate with the lecture material to aid in student understanding. Homework assignments and quizzes, including the web-based Mastering Anatomy & Physiology, are required.


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