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 for students to 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. This lab-only course is designed as a standalone addition to StraighterLine's Anatomy & Physiology I course. The labs are provided by eScience Labs, a leading provider of at-home lab kits and online lab instructional materials and resources.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Describe the structural and functional organization of the body
  • Describe how the body maintains homeostasis
  • Describe how muscles, bones, and nerves work together to create movement
  • Describe the structure and function of sensory organs
  • Describe the interactions between various organ systems in the body.
  • Use anatomical terminology
  • Relate chemistry to the field of anatomy and physiology
  • Describe how cells function and divide
  • Discuss the structures and functions of the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous and endocrine systems

General Course Topics:

  • Lab safety, introduction to science, cell structure and function
  • Mitosis and meiosis, diffusion and osmosis, tissues and skin, the skeletal system, the muscular system, the nervous system, and the endocrine system
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Audio Visual Materials
  • Computer Based Training
  • Laboratory

Methods of Assessment:

  • Examinations
  • Quizzes

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