SRJC Course Outlines

5/29/2024 5:28:46 AMANAT 1 Course Outline as of Fall 1981

New Course (First Version)

Discipline and Nbr:  ANAT 1Title:  GENERAL HUMAN ANAT  
Full Title:  General Human Anatomy
Last Reviewed:10/8/2018

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum5.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum5.00Lab Scheduled6.007 min.Lab Scheduled105.00
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total9.00 Contact Total157.50
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 262.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
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Catalog Description:
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Developmental, gross and microscopic structure of mammalian tissue and organs with emphasis on the human.

College biology with grade of "C" or better.

Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for English 100A or equivalent.

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Developmental, gross & microscopic structure of mammalian tissues & organs with emphasis on the human.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:College biology with grade of "C" or better.
Recommended:Eligibility for English 100A or equivalent.
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;UC.
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP


Associate Degree:Effective:Fall 1981
Natural Sciences
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 B2Life ScienceFall 1981
 B3Laboratory Activity  
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 5BBiological SciencesFall 1981
 5CFulfills Lab Requirement  
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
 CID Descriptor: BIOL 110B Human Anatomy with Lab SRJC Equivalent Course(s): ANAT1

Certificate/Major Applicable: Not Certificate/Major Applicable


Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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Students who have completed anatomy will have demonstrated their
ability to understand, critically evaluate, and demonstrate knowledge
in the following areas/topics.
1.  Levels of biological organization.
2.  Cellular structure.
3.  Tissue organization.
4.  Immune and inflamatory responses as a function of connective
   tissue cells.
5.  Gland.
6.  Skeletal system.
7.  Muscular system.
8.  Coelom and viscera body compartments.
9.  Nervous system.
10. Circulatory system.
11. Endocrine organs/system.
12. Digestive system.
13. Urinary system.
14. Respiratory system.
15. Reproductive system (male and female).

Topics and Scope
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The course is organized in a systematic format and fifteen major
areas/body systems are covered as follows:
1.  Levels of biological organization.
     a. cellular thru organ system.
     b. use of microscope and dissection techniques.
2.  Cellular structure.
     a. cellular organelles and membranes.
     b. basic functions of each.
     c. cellular division.
3.  Tissue organization.
     a. basic concepts of tissues.
     b. epithelial tissues.
     c. connective tissues.
     d. muscular tissues.
     e. nervous tissues.
4.  Immune and inflamatory responses as a function of connective tissue
5.  Integumentry system.
     a. dissections of human integument.
6.  Skeletal system.
     a. osseous tissue.
     b. bones as levers.
     c. basic skeletal structure.
     d. blood cell formation.
     e. articulations.
7.  Muscular system.
     a. types of muscle tissue.
     b. muscles as organs.
     c. tendons, bursa, synovial tendon sheaths, ligaments.
     d. movement and basic planes of motion.
     e. muscle action.
     f. sliding filament theory of contraction.
     g. motor units.
     h. extrafusal vs intrafusal fibers.
     i. dissection of human muscles and joints.
8.  Coelom and viscera.
     a. develpment of: cavities and membranes, inquinal canal, diaphragm,
        femoral canal and triangle, urogential diaphragm, spermatic
        cord, dissections of the above mentioned areas on human cadavers.
9.  Nervous sytem.
     a. information system concept.
     b. neuron concept, structure and types.
     c. nervous tissue.
     d. spinal cord: structure, tracts, reflex arc.
     e. brain, regions of and basic functions.
     f. development of the CNS and PNS.
     g. meningeal coverings and CSF circulation.
     h. autonomic nervous system.
     i. CNS circulation.
     j. PNS.
     k. cranial and spinal nerves.
     l. special senses: eye and ear.
     m. disections of nervous system on human cadavers.
10. Circulatory system.
     a. basic plan of circulation.
     b. heart structure and function.
     c. arteries and veins as organs-histology.
     d. blood formation and histology.
     e. lymphatic system: nodes, spleen, tonsils, thymus, lymphatic
        tissue as immune tissue.
     f. health and disease.
     g. dissections of vessels and heart on human cadavers.
11. Endocrine system.
     a. major endocrine glands/organs.
12. Digestive system.
     a. functions of system.
     b. major organs and histology.
     c. liver and pancreas functions and histology.
     d. health and disease.
     e. dissection of human digestive system.
13. Urinary system.
     a. major functions of system.
     b. major organs and histology.
     c. health and disease.
     d. dissection of human urinary system.
14. Respiratory system.
     a. major functions of system.
     b. major organs and histology.
     c. the diaphragm and muscles of respiration.
     d. health and disease.
     e. dissection of human respiratory system.
15. Reproductive systems.
     a. male system: major organs; functions, structures, and histology.
     b. female system: major organs; functions, structures, & histology.
     c. pregnancy.
     d. basic concepts of development.
     e. birth control.
     f. applications to health and disease.
     g. dissection of both male and female reproductive systems on
        human cadavers.

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1.  Reading textbook and lab text.
2.  Selected dissections on human cadavers.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
0 - 30%
Essay exams
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 20%
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
Class performances
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 50%
Multiple choice
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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PRINCIPLES OF HUMAN ANATOMY, 4th ed., by G. Tortora, Harper and Row
Publishers, 1986.
BASIC HUMAN ANATOMY, 2nd ed., by A. Spence, Benjamin Cummings Publishers,
FUNCTIONAL HUMAN ANATOMY, 4th ed., J. Crouch, Lea and Febiger Publishers,

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