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Course Description

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Biology - BIOL 240

Anatomy and Physiology Review

2 Credit Hours
2 Lecture Hours

Course Description

This course is a review of the anatomy and physiology of the human body with special emphasis on the physiology of the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous, endocrine, cardiovascular, lymphatic, respiratory, digestive, urinary and reproductive systems. This course is designed for students entering biomedical programs that require a review of the basic anatomy and physiology of the human body.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Apply anatomical and directional terminology.
  • Examine the structure, function and metabolism of cells.
  • Characterize major tissue types and their functions.
  • Summarize the structure, function and organization of the skeletal and muscular systems.
  • Summarize the structure, function, organization and control of the nervous and endocrine systems.
  • Evaluate the structure, function and organization of the special senses.
  • Summarize the structure, function and organization of the cardiovascular and respiratory systems.
  • Examine the lymphatic system and its role in immunity.
  • Explain the role of the digestive system in nutrient processing.
  • Explain the structure, function and organization of the urinary system.
  • Analyze the mechanisms of regulation of water, electrolyte and acid-base balance.
  • Summarize the structure and function of the male and female reproductive systems.

Course Schedule

Currently no sections of this class are being offered.

Key: Day of the Week

  • T = Tuesday
  • R = Thursday
  • S = Saturday
  • X = Sunday