Recognize the anatomical and physiological scope and importance of the human body
Define the chemical principles underlying physiological processes of the human body
Assess the basic types of human body tissues and major organ systems
About this course:
This course provides an introduction to the structure; function; and integration of cells, tissues, and organs of the human body. Students learn about the muscular, nervous, cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive, renal, endocrine, reproductive, sensory, and cognitive systems. Instruction develops from molecular and cellular principles through organs and organ systems. It also covers energy metabolism and fluid compartments; homeostasis and responses to stress; and central nervous system functions in movement, consciousness, and language.