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|Discipline and Nbr:
Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology
|Units||Course Hours per Week|| ||Nbr of Weeks||Course Hours Total
|Maximum||2.00||Lecture Scheduled||1.50||17.5 max.||Lecture Scheduled||26.25
|Minimum||2.00||Lab Scheduled||2.00||8 min.||Lab Scheduled||35.00
| ||Contact DHR||0|| ||Contact DHR||0
| ||Contact Total||3.50|| ||Contact Total||61.25
| ||Non-contact DHR||0|| ||Non-contact DHR Total||0
Title 5 Category:
AA Degree Applicable
Grade or P/NP
00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As:
| ||Total Out of Class Hours: 52.50||Total Student Learning Hours: 113.75||
Course covers the fundamentals of human anatomy and physiology. Intended for students in dental assisting and medical assisting programs.
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Schedule of Classes Information
Course covers the fundamentals of human anatomy and physiology. For students in dental assisting and medical assisting programs.
(Grade or P/NP)
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION
Certificate Applicable Course
Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
|CSU GE:||Transfer Area|| ||Effective:||Inactive:
|IGETC:||Transfer Area|| ||Effective:||Inactive:
1. Describe the structure of the major organs and organ systems of the human body.
2. Summarize the major functions of the body in the context of homeostasis.
Upon completion of this course students will be able to:
1. Explain the basic structural plan of the human body and the concept of homeostasis.
2. Name the organ systems, identify the major organs, and describe their functions.
3. Summarize the structures and functions necessary to accomplish movement of the body.
4. Compare how body-wide communication is accomplished by the nervous and endocrine systems.
5. Describe the structure and functions of the eye and ear.
6. Name the factors essential for life, and describe how they are supplied, transported and regulated inside the body.
7. Compare the various structures and processes used for defense against injury and infection.
8. Describe human reproductive structures and functions.
Topics and Scope
I. Introductory concepts
A. levels of biological organization
B. anatomical terminology
C. body planes, cavities
II. Cells, tissues, organs
3. cell membranes
III. Support and movement
A. Skeletal system
B. Muscular System
IV. Control systems
A. Nervous system
1. neurons and synapses
2. CNS - central nervous system
3. PNS - peripheral nervous system
4. special senses: eye and ear
B. Endocrine system
1. endocrine glands
V. Internal environment
1. cardiovascular system
2. lymphatic system
B. Immune system
2. specific immune response
C. Respiratory system
1. lungs, thoracic cavity
2. regulation of respiration
D. Urinary System
1. kidneys & nephrons
2. urine formation
3. regulation: water, salt, pH, blood pressure
E. Digestive system
1. gastrointestinal tract and accessory glands
A. male reproductive structures and functions
B. female reproductive structures and functions
1. Weekly reading in text, 25-30 pages
2. Study of charts, models, and specimens during lab hours
3. Performance of simple physiological lab exercises
4. Homework assignments: brief reports on lab activities, labeling diagrams; averaging one assignment every week
5. Formal assessment: 9-12 quizzes, 2 midterm exams and 1 final exam including objective, labeling, and questions requiring short written answers
Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Representative Textbooks and Materials:
|Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.||Writing
0 - 0%
|This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because this course includes essay exams that fulfil the writing component of the course.
|Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.||Problem Solving
10 - 15%
|Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.||Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
|Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.||Exams
70 - 80%
|Multiple choice, completion, labeling and essay||
|Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.||Other Category
5 - 15%
|Participation in Lab||
Anatomy, Physiology, and Disease: An Interactive Journey for Health Professions, Colbert, Ankney, Lee, Prentice Hall; 2nd edition, 2012
Instructor Prepared Materials