Course Summary
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14 weeks (27 hours)
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Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 1 Anatomy and Physiology, Human Anatomy and Physiology, or Biology


The course objective is to build on Anatomy and Physiology I Lab. This lab-only course is designed as a standalone addition to StraighterLine's Anatomy and Physiology II course. Students will complete at-home laboratory experiments, track and record results, answer lab-based questions reflected in graded lab reports, and complete lab-based assessments to meet the lab requirement. The labs are provided by eScience Labs, a leading provider of at-home lab kits and online lab instructional materials and resources.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Explain the regulation of blood pressure
  • Describe the structures and physiology of the digestive system
  • Describe the anatomy and physiology of the urinary system
  • Explain the structures and functions of the reproductive systems.
  • Explain the structure and physiology of the heart
  • Describe the structures and functions of the circulatory system
  • Describe the structures and functions of the lymphatic system
  • Describe the structures and functions of the respiratory system
  • Explain nutrition, metabolism, and temperature regulation
  • Explain water, electrolyte, and acid-base balance in the body

General Course Topics:

  • Lab safety
  • Blood and the heart
  • The circulatory system
  • The lymphatic system and immunity
  • The respiratory system
  • The urinary system
  • Electrolytes, water, acids, and bases
  • The digestive system
  • Nutrition
  • The reproductive system
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Audio Visual Materials
  • Computer Based Training
  • Laboratory

Methods of Assessment:

  • Examinations
  • Quizzes

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