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BIOL 237 - Principles of Human Anatomy and Physiology 1


Credits: 4
Lecture Contact Hours: 3
Lab Contact Hours: 2
Description: This is the first course in a two-semester sequence in the comprehensive study of the structure and function of the human body. Emphasis will be placed upon the anatomy and physiology of the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous and endocrine systems. Labs reinforce units of study and include the use of prepared histological slides, anatomical models, bones, dissection of preserved specimens and computer simulations. In addition, students will have the opportunity to examine a dissected cadaver to enhance anatomical studies. BIOL 237 and BIOL 238  are designed for the student who plans to pursue a career in the health or biomedical field. Students attend three hours of lecture and two hours of lab each week.

Prerequisites: None.
Corequisites: None.
Recommended: BIOL 101  is strongly recommended. Institutional research has shown that students who successfully complete BIOL 101  prior to taking BIOL 236  perform significantly better in the course.

Course Category: Liberal Arts | Science with Lab
This course counts toward Schoolcraft’s General Education Requirements.
This course counts toward a Michigan Transfer Agreement General Education Requirement.

This Course is Typically Offered: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall
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