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ABOUT ANATOMY

ANATOMY is the study of the structure of the human body by subdividing it into individual body systems. Anatomy courses are designed to meet the requirements of students majoring in nursing, dental hygiene, occupational therapy, psychology, physical education and life sciences, and for students who wish to expand their knowledge of the human body beyond the scope of introductory biology.

 

1 Introduction to Human Anatomy (4) UC:CSU

Recommended: College Biology.

This course presents the structure of the human body by subdividing it into individual body systems. The functional anatomy of each level of organization is then studied from the microscopic level of organization to the gross level. In addition, the embryological development of each body system and selected pathologies will be examined. Laboratory exercises include the study of histological slides, photomicrographs, x-rays, the human skeleton, and the dissection of a cat. This course is intended to meet the requirements of students majoring in nursing, dental hygiene, occupational therapy, psychology, physical education and life sciences, or for those who wish to extend their knowledge of the human body beyond the scope of introductory biology.